The Cherry Robbers (Hardback)

Sarai Walker

'First they get married, then they get buried' ... you can run from a family curse, but you can't hide forever

'Sarai Walker has done it again ... upends the Gothic ghost story with a fiery feminist zeal.' Maria Semple, bestelling author of Where'd You Go Bernadette

'A riveting, gothic page-turner' the New York Times

'Wonderful... A book one doesn't want to put down... I highly recommend' Sarah Jessica Parker

A GoodReads pick for May 2022 and nominated for GoodReads Choice Best Horror of 2022

The reclusive Sylvia Wren, one of the most important American artists of the past century, has been running from her past for sixty years. Born Iris Chapel, of the Chapel munitions dynasty, second youngest of six sisters, she grew up in a palatial Victorian 'Wedding Cake House' in New England, neglected by her distant father and troubled, haunted mother.

The sisters longed to escape, but the only way out was marriage. Not long after the first Chapel sister walks down the aisle, she dies of mysterious causes, a tragedy that repeats with the second sister, leaving the rest to navigate the wreckage, with heart-wrenching consequences.

The Cherry Robbers is a wonderfully atmospheric, propulsive novel about sisterhood, mortality and forging one's own path.

Publication date: 02/06/2022

£14.99

ISBN: 9781800810303

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Fiction

The Cherry Robbers (Ebook)

Sarai Walker

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'First they get married, then they get buried' ... you can run from a family curse, but you can't hide forever

'Sarai Walker has done it again ... upends the Gothic ghost story with a fiery feminist zeal.' Maria Semple, bestelling author of Where'd You Go Bernadette

'A riveting, gothic page-turner' the New York Times

'Wonderful... A book one doesn't want to put down... I highly recommend' Sarah Jessica Parker

A GoodReads pick for May 2022 and nominated for GoodReads Choice Best Horror of 2022

The reclusive Sylvia Wren, one of the most important American artists of the past century, has been running from her past for sixty years. Born Iris Chapel, of the Chapel munitions dynasty, second youngest of six sisters, she grew up in a palatial Victorian 'Wedding Cake House' in New England, neglected by her distant father and troubled, haunted mother.

The sisters longed to escape, but the only way out was marriage. Not long after the first Chapel sister walks down the aisle, she dies of mysterious causes, a tragedy that repeats with the second sister, leaving the rest to navigate the wreckage, with heart-wrenching consequences.

The Cherry Robbers is a wonderfully atmospheric, propulsive novel about sisterhood, mortality and forging one's own path.

Publication date: 02/06/2022

£11.99

ISBN: 9781782839767

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Fiction

Sarai Walker

Sarai Walker

Sarai Walker is the author of the novel Dietland, which has been published in more than a dozen countries and adapted as a television series. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian and elsewhere. She has lectured internationally on feminism and body image, and has spoken about these topics widely in the media. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College and a PhD in English from the University of London.

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