Win advanced copies of Kevin Powers' new novel for your reading group

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Following his hugely celebrated debut novel, The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers returns to the battlefield and its aftermath, this time in his native Virginia.

We are giving away sets of ten advanced reading copies of A Shout in the Ruins to ten reading groups. For the chance to read this captivating story and win a set for your group, simply tell us about your reading group, why you would love to get your hands on a copy, and if you would be happy to review this title for us.

About the book:

Following his hugely celebrated debut novel, The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers returns to the battlefield and its aftermath, this time in his native Virginia, just before and during the Civil War and ninety years later.

The novel pinpoints with unerring emotional depth the nature of random violence, the necessity of love and compassion, and the fragility and preciousness of life. It will endure as a stunning novel about what we leave behind, what a life is worth, what is said and unsaid, and the fact that ultimately what will survive of us is love.

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