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Light Perpetual

Light Perpetual

November 1944. A German rocket strikes London, and five lives are atomised in an instant.

November 1944. That rocket never lands. A single second in time is altered, and five young lives go on to experience all the unimaginable changes of the 20th century.

Because maybe there are always other futures. Other chances.

About the Author

Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford is the author of five highly praised works of non-fiction, most frequently described by reviewers as either ‘bizarre’ or ‘brilliant’, and usually as both. His debut novel Golden Hill won the Costa First Novel Award, the RSL Ondaatje Prize and the Desmond Elliot Prize and was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, the Rathbones Folio Prize, the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award and the British Book Awards Debut Novel of the Year. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He teaches writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London and lives near Cambridge.