A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars, Paperback / softback Book

A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars Paperback / softback


A powerful, haunting, contemporary debut, shortlisted for Branford Boase Award in 2018, that steps seamlessly from the horrors of people-trafficking to the magic of African folklore, by an award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker.

Sante was a baby when she was washed ashore in a sea-chest laden with treasure.

It seems she is the sole survivor of the tragic sinking of a ship carrying migrants and refugees.

Her people. Fourteen years on she's a member of Mama Rose's unique and dazzling circus.

But, from their watery grave, the unquiet dead are calling Sante to avenge them: A bamboo flute.

A golden bangle. A ripening mango which must not fall . . . . . . are these the missing pieces of the jigsaw which will tell Sante's story?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
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  • Category: Adventure
  • ISBN: 9781786695499

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