The world has changed. War rages in South America and China, and Britain - now entirely dependent on the US for food and energy - is run by an omnipresent dictatorship known simply as The Authority. Assets and weapons have been seized, every movement is monitored and women are compulsorily fitted with contraceptive devices. This is Sister's story of her attempt to escape the repressive regime. From the confines of her Lancaster prison cell she tells of her such for The Carhullan Army, a quasi-mythical commune of 'unofficial' women rumoured to be living in a remote part of Cumbria...
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(216mm x 134mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Sarah J. E. Hall
Sarah Hall lives and works in Cumbria. Her first novel, Haweswater, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize; her second, The Electric Michelangelo, was shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. Her work is translated into ten languages. Bottles, her fourth novel, will be published by Faber in 2008.