Among The Hedges

by Sara Mesa
Among The Hedges
  • ISBN-13: 9781948830393
  • Author(s): Sara Mesa
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 03-03-2022
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£13.99
Soon has been skipping school and spending her days hidden among the hedges in a local park. day, she strikes up a friendship with a fifty-year-old man. He tells her about birds and Nina Simone, buys her soda and chips, and spends almost every day talking with her. Despite their age gap, there's something childlike about Old Man that leads Soon to believe that he's not like the other men she's encountered, the 'dangerous ones.' But Old Man has a number of secrets in his past all of which would be of grave concern to Soon's parents or any other adult who witnessed one of their rendezvous.
About the book

Soon has been skipping school and spending her days hidden among the hedges in a local park. day, she strikes up a friendship with a fifty-year-old man. He tells her about birds and Nina Simone, buys her soda and chips, and spends almost every day talking with her. Despite their age gap, there's something childlike about Old Man that leads Soon to believe that he's not like the other men she's encountered, the 'dangerous ones.' But Old Man has a number of secrets in his past all of which would be of grave concern to Soon's parents or any other adult who witnessed one of their rendezvous.

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