The vulnerables

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Three strangers are thrown together in one Manhattan apartment: a solitary writer; a Gen Z college drop-out; and a spirited parrot named Eureka. ‘The Vulnerables’ reveals what happens when strangers are willing to open their hearts to each other and how far even small acts of caring can go to ease another’s distress.

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‘A sharp-eyed and tender novel about human connection in a time of crisis’ (PAULA HAWKINS) from the bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of The Friend

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, FINANCIAL TIMES AND INDEPENDENT

‘Once you discover Sigrid Nunez, you don’t look back’ ANNE ENRIGHT

‘A must-read about unlikely friendships’ SUNDAY TIMES STYLE

‘Compulsively readable’ ELLE

The Vulnerables leaves us, as the novel reaches its extraordinarily hopeful and disarming last line, with the feeling that we have been helped’ GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE DAY

Three strangers are thrown together in one Manhattan apartment: a solitary writer; a Gen Z college drop-out; and a spirited parrot named Eureka.

As the world outside descends into turmoil, the three of them must learn how to live with and care for one another. The Vulnerables reveals what happens when strangers are willing to open their hearts to each other and how far even small acts of caring can go to ease another’s distress.

‘I am committed, until one of us dies, to Nunez’s novels. They are short, wise, provocative, funny’ NEW YORK TIMES

‘Beautiful and profound’ MEG MASON

A gorgeous, funny novel about connection’ iPAPER

‘Sigrid Nunez is among the most interesting writers of our generation’ INDEPENDENT *****

‘Full of alive, curious poetry on the chaotic times we live in’ SHEENA PATEL, author of I’m a Fan

‘Cracks open windows and offers a reassuring breeze, reminding us that it’s OK – and perhaps even necessary – to need each other; it’s only human’ SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

‘One of my favourite authors’ NATALIE PORTMAN

‘Fresh, funny and very now’ BIDISHA

‘A breath of fresh air for a time when it still sometimes feels there isn’t any’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Additional information

Weight0.28 kg
Dimensions21.4 × 13.4 × 2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition

Export ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K