Bridge of Clay
The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules.
- Publish Date
- October 2018
A family of ramshackle tragedy – their mother is dead, their father has fled – they love and fight, and learn to reckon with the adult world.
It is Clay, the quiet one, who will build a bridge; for his family, for his past, for his sins. He builds a bridge to transcend humanness. To survive.
A miracle and nothing less.
Markus Zusak makes his long-awaited return with a profoundly heartfelt and inventive novel about a family held together by stories, and a young life caught in the current: a boy in search of greatness, as a cure for a painful past.
Yes, always for us there was a brother, and he was the one - the one of us amongst five of us - who took all of it on his shoulder.
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