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Bad Fruit

Unmasking the Family Skeleton

If psychological thrillers mixed with dark family sagas excite you, then Bad Fruit is the perfect snack for you!


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Debut on 3rd August 2023
Cover Type - Paperback
Page Count - 320 Pages


Lily grapples with her tumultuous relationship with her volatile mother, May, and embarks on a quest to uncover her family's dark secrets. Set in a scorching London summer, this gripping tale explores mother-daughter dynamics, inherited trauma, and the pursuit of personal liberation. With thought-provoking themes of femininity, race, and redemption, "Bad Fruit" delivers a powerful and unforgettable narrative that challenges preconceptions




'A compelling debut that fizzes with tension from start to finish…this is a darkly fascinating, tightly plotted narrative from a writer to watch' HARPER'S BAZAAR
'A family overflowing with secrets. Bad Fruit is dark, compelling and beautifully written' - LOUISE HARE

'Thrilling and suspenseful, King's exemplary novel will keep readers fascinated until the end' - BOOKLIST


About Edition

Book Title: Bad Fruit - Ella King
Book Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
ISBN: 9780008476595
Number of Pages: 320
Publishing Date: 3rd August 2023
Cover Type: Paperback

About Author

Ella King is a Singaporean novelist living in London. She read Philosophy and Theology at Oxford University and is a corporate lawyer. A graduate of Faber Academy’s novel-writing programme, she won the Blue Pencil Pitch Prize 2019 and came third in the Aurora Prize for Short Fiction 2019. She was inspired to write Bad Fruit by the stories her grandmother told her and her volunteer work with anti-human trafficking and domestic violence charities.

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