'Unsettling and compulsive, Demi-Gods is a fearless novel and Eliza Robertson a daring new novelist' John Boyne, author of All the Invisible FuriesIt is 1950, and Willa's mother has a new beau.
The arrival of his blue-eyed, sun-kissed sons at Willa's summer home signals the end of her childhood.
As her entrancing older sister Joan pairs off with Kenneth, nine-year-old Willa is drawn to his solitary younger brother, Patrick. As they grow up Willa is swept up in Patrick's wicked games and their encounters become charged with sexuality and degradation.
But when Willa finally tries to reassert her power, an act of desperation has devastating results.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 14/06/2018
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781408890387
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