Books by Melissa Harrison

AT HAWTHORN TIME by Melissa Harrison
Released: July 7, 2015

"This elegant novel's true subject is its evolving pastoral setting, which is richer than its tableau of underdeveloped characters."
Harrison (Clay, 2013) describes the small details and grand scope of nature in the hills and forests of Lodeshill, a village north of London, where multiple narratives of longing and loss converge.Read full book review >
CLAY by Melissa Harrison
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Juxtaposing often-overlooked everyday natural beauty and man-made ugliness makes for some lovely, laudable prose, but there's not enough meat here for a full-length novel."
In a small, inner-city park in England, cycles of life are marked by the turning seasons and the interactions of a handful of characters—a neglected boy, a lonely immigrant, an elderly widow. Read full book review >