An absorbing tale with an explosive ending, Lynch stuns in this dark debut chronicling the journey of a young girl’s escape from an abusive family.Shortlisted for the Amazon Rising Star AwardLonglisted for the Guardian Not the Booker prize 2016'P.K. Lynch can tell a story deep as a wound… Read this one' Jeanette WintersonAggie is fifteen-year-old girl, a 'sub' from a 'sub' family, one of Texas' downtrodden. Her father and brother enact that 'sub'-ness on her, week in, week out. She has only the vaguest notion that there is something wrong with the abuse she endures and instead dreams of the outside world.And then one day, Aggie walks out, and like the armadillos that flourish in Texas' barre...
April 1, 2016