The Radleys

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Canongate Books, Jul 1, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Meet the Radleys. Peter, Helen and their teenage children, Clara and Rowan, live in a typical suburban English town. They are an everyday family, averagely dysfunctional, averagely content. But, as their children have yet to find out, the Radleys have a devastating secret. In this moving, thrilling and extraordinary portrait of one unusual family, The Radleys asks what we grow into when we grow up, and explores what we gain – and lose – when we deny our appetites.

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In trying to dissect the inner lives of repressed vampires, there is absolutely no reflection on the losses of their victims. Cartoonish, but of the nasty sort. Read full review

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"Are you going to read this?" "Why wouldn't I? - it's by Matt Haig and I loved The Humans" "But it's a vampire book" "Oh I'm sure he does something clever with the idea" - thus went the conversation ... Read full review

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Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and seven other highly acclaimed books for adults, including How to Stop Time, a Sunday Times bestseller, and The Humans. As a writer for children and young adults he has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. His work has been published in forty languages.@matthaig1

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