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One to Watch, June 2019

Set in an intense, darkly claustrophobic subterranean world and told in a distinctive first-person dialect, Hyder takes on big themes of oppression, justice and resistance in an ambitious, memorable debut.

The Bookseller

Liz Hyder’s dystopian debut pre-empted by Pushkin.

Pushkin Children’s Books has acquired world rights to Bearmouth, a “resoundingly original book”, by debut author Liz Hyder.

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