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May 29th Ink & Drink Book Club: 6.30pm Small Worlds

May 29th Ink & Drink Book Club: 6.30pm Small Worlds

SKU: 9780241996041

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Dancing is the one thing that can solve Stephen's problems.


At Church with his family, the shimmer of Black hands raised in praise. With his band, making music speaking not just to their hardships, but their joys. Grooving with his best friend, so close their heads might touch. Dancing alone to his father's records, uncovering parts of a man he has never truly known. His youth, shame and sacrifice.


Stephen has only ever known himself in song. But what becomes of him when the music fades?


Set over the course of three summers, from South London to Ghana and back again, Small Worlds is a novel about the worlds we build for ourselves. The worlds we live, dance and love within.




SMALL WORLDS is a miracle of observation, of attention and attunement. Caleb Azumah Nelson writes prose that is unmatched in its musicality and sensitivity. A gorgeous, rhapsodic, wise novel

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