Tayari Jones Bundle – Fiction in Paperback

£17.98

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Two excellent books by award-winning author, Tayari Jones – both in paperback:

  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

This book bundle comes beautifully wrapped at no additional charge. Unless you specify otherwise on purchase, the books will be wrapped as one package in Christmas-themed paper.

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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, 2019.

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the American Dream. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. Until one day they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined.

Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Devastated and unmoored, Celestial finds herself struggling to hold on to the love that has been her centre, taking comfort in Andre, their closest friend. When Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, he returns home ready to resume their life together.

A masterpiece of storytelling, An American Marriage offers a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three unforgettable characters who are at once bound together and separated by forces beyond their control.

A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.’ Barack Obama

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the international bestselling author of An American Marriage. This is the story of a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded secret. But when his daughters meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows the truth. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode…

‘This book is as moving, intimate and wise as An American Marriage on the topics of marriage, family and womanhood, and deserves similar acclaim.’  The Guardian

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