The Course of the Heart

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One hot May night in the Cambridge meadows, three students carry out, with the help of their mentor, Yaxley, a ritualistic act that changes their lives. For the next 20 years they try to escape the consequences of their guilt. Other books by Harrison include "Climbers" and "The Ice Monkey".

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An encapsulating literary novel of an other transcendant reality. Published with a new introduction.

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‘Signs of Life’ is M. John Harrison’s eighth novel. His fifth, ‘In Viriconium’, was nominated for the Guardian Fiction Prize; his sixth, ‘Climbers’, won the Boardman Tasker Award in 1989. He has written for several periodicals, including the Spectator, and currently reviews new fiction for the Times Literary Supplement.

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