Simon & Schuster Audio

9781797125732

STARRED REVIEW

Light Perpetual

Featuring vibrant characters, all of whom have rich interior lives, Francis Spufford’s novel is perfect for audio.

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Review of ‘Light Perpetual’

One fine day in 1944, a German V-2 rocket hits a South London Woolworths. Among the civilians incinerated by the bomb are five children. But in Light Perpetual (12.5 hours), Francis Spufford explores the tantalizing question: What if? What if these children had been war survivors instead of victims?

With such vibrant characters, all of…

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