The Honours

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TRUE HONOUR IS ENDLESS. JOIN US. 1935. Norfolk. War is looming in Great Britain and the sprawling country estate of Alderberen Hall is shadowed by suspicion and paranoia. Delphine Venner is determined to uncover the secrets of the Hall's elite society, which has taken in her gullible mother and unstable father. As she explores the house and discovers the secret network of hidden passages that thread through the estate, Delphine uncovers a world more dark and threatening than she ever imagined. With the help of head gamekeeper Mr Garforth, Delphine must learn the bloody lessons of war and find the soldier within herself in time to battle the deadly forces amassing in the woods . . . The Honours is a dark, glittering and dangerously unputdownable novel which invites you to enter a thrilling and fantastical world unlike any other.
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About the author

Tim Clare is an author, musician and performance poet and has an MA in Creative Writing from UEA. His memoir, We Can’t All Be Astronauts, published in 2009, won Best Biography/Memoir at the East Anglian Book Awards. He has performed his work on BBC 1 and BBC 2, BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6, and has written for the Guardian, The Times, Independent, The Big Issue and Writing magazine, among others. His debut novel, The Honours, was published by Canongate in 2015 and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. He is the creator of ‘Poetry Takeaway’, the world’s first mobile poetry emporium and presents the creative writing podcast Death By 1000 Cuts. He lives in Norwich.
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Canongate Books
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Published on
Apr 2, 2015
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9781782114772
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
Fiction / Literary
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