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From the author of ‘Follow Me To Ground’ comes this equally unsettling story of human endurance and corrupted power. Set in an abandoned commune, twins Anna and Adam prepare for a prophesied world-ending event, until a previous inhabitant returns and forces them to question everything.
‘So immense and beautiful, it’s both gorgeously composed and an addictive page-turner. Sue Rainsford is an extraordinary writer’ DONAL RYAN
‘Unnervingly, thrillingly strange . . . a masterpiece of literary horror’ CAL FLYN
‘Lyrical, hypnotic and provocative, I devoured Redder Days in a single, slightly furious sitting and have been haunted by it ever since’ JAN CARSON
Twins Anna and Adam live in an abandoned commune in a volatile landscape where they prepare for the world-ending event they believe is imminent. Adam keeps watch by day, Anna by night. They meet at dawn and dusk.
Their only companion is Koan, the commune’s former leader, who still exerts a malignant control over their daily rituals. But when one of the previous inhabitants returns, everything Anna and Adam thought they knew to be true is thrown into question.
Dazzling, unsettling and incredibly moving, Redder Days is a stunning exploration of the consequences of corrupted power, the emotional impact of abandonment, and the endurance of humanity in the most desperate of situations, by the author of Follow Me to Ground.
Unnervingly, thrillingly strange … a masterpiece of literary horror — Cal Flyn Incredibly moving, superbly imaginative and beautifully written * Elaine Feeney, author of As You Were * A tangled, gnarled, wonderfully original, strange, beautiful beast of a book. I will be reading everything Rainsford ever writes — DAISY JOHNSON * on Follow Me To Ground * Lyrical, hypnotic and provocative, I devoured Redder Days in a single, slightly furious sitting and have been haunted by it ever since * Jan Carson * So immense and beautiful, it’s both gorgeously composed and an addictive page-turner. Sue Rainsford is an extraordinary writer. * Donal Ryan *
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