Starve Acre

by Andrew Michael Hurley | 31 October 2019
Category: Horror
'Starve Acre may well be his best novel so far' The Times 'A tour de force of physiological fantasia' Sunday Times 'Hurley's horror is beautifully written and triumphantly creepy' Mail on Sunday 'Expertly paced . . . creepy and marvellous' Daily Mail The worst thing possible has happened. Richard and Juliette Willoughby's son, Ewan, has died suddenly at the age of five. Starve Acre, their house by the moors, was to be full of life, but is now a haunted place. Juliette, convinced Ewan still lives there in some form, seeks the help of the Beacons, a seemingly benevolent group of occultists. Richard, to try and keep the boy out of his mind, has turned his attention to the field opposite the house, where he patiently digs the barren dirt in search of a legendary oak tree. Starve Acre is a devastating new novel by the author of the prize-winning bestseller The Loney . It is a novel about the way in which grief splits the world in two and how, in searching for hope, we can so easily unearth horror.
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'Starve Acre may well be his best novel so far' The Times 'A tour de force of physiological fantasia' Sunday Times 'Hurley's horror is beautifully written and triumphantly creepy' Mail on Sunday 'Expertly paced . . . creepy and marvellous' Daily Mail The worst thing possible has happened. Richard and Juliette Willoughby's son, Ewan, has died suddenly at the age of five. Starve Acre, their house by the moors, was to be full of life, but is now a haunted place. Juliette, convinced Ewan still lives there in some form, seeks the help of the Beacons, a seemingly benevolent group of occultists. Richard, to try and keep the boy out of his mind, has turned his attention to the field opposite the house, where he patiently digs the barren dirt in search of a legendary oak tree. Starve Acre is a devastating new novel by the author of the prize-winning bestseller The Loney . It is a novel about the way in which grief splits the world in two and how, in searching for hope, we can so easily unearth horror.
Currently out of stock
Orders will not be processed until after the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are lifted
Eligible for free delivery
54 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

€18.20
Currently out of stock
Orders will not be processed until after the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are lifted
Eligible for free delivery
54 Reward Points

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Product Description

'Starve Acre may well be his best novel so far' The Times 'A tour de force of physiological fantasia' Sunday Times 'Hurley's horror is beautifully written and triumphantly creepy' Mail on Sunday 'Expertly paced . . . creepy and marvellous' Daily Mail The worst thing possible has happened. Richard and Juliette Willoughby's son, Ewan, has died suddenly at the age of five. Starve Acre, their house by the moors, was to be full of life, but is now a haunted place. Juliette, convinced Ewan still lives there in some form, seeks the help of the Beacons, a seemingly benevolent group of occultists. Richard, to try and keep the boy out of his mind, has turned his attention to the field opposite the house, where he patiently digs the barren dirt in search of a legendary oak tree. Starve Acre is a devastating new novel by the author of the prize-winning bestseller The Loney . It is a novel about the way in which grief splits the world in two and how, in searching for hope, we can so easily unearth horror.

Product Details

Starve Acre

ISBN9781529387261

Format

PublisherJOHN MURRAY (31 October. 2019)

No. of Pages243

Weight320

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 202 x 134 x 26