In Our Mad and Furious City

In Our Mad and Furious City

Long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize

Short-listed for the 2018 Gordon Burn Prize

Short-listed for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize

Inspired by the real-life murder of a British army soldier by religious fanatics, Guy Gunaratne’s In Our Mad and Furious City is a snapshot of the diverse, frenzied edges of modern-day London. A crackling debut from a vital new voice, it pulses with the frantic energy of the city’s homegrown grime music and is animated by the youthful… (more)

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His novel is weirdly somnolent given how portentously it primes us for danger, for the burning of mosques and blood in the streets.


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 11, 2018)

Collection: MCD x FSG Originals

Language: English


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