The Day That Went Missing
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A memoir of exceptional power and universal relevance - about loss, carrying on, and recovering a brother's life and death.

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Richard Beard is the author of Acts of the Assassins which was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and most recently, The Day That Went Missing. In the twenty years since his first book he has published critically acclaimed novels and narrative non-fiction, including Becoming Drusilla, the story of how a friendship between two men was changed by a gender transition. He was formerly director of the National Academy of Writing in London, and is now a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo and has a Creative Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia. He is an optimistic opening batsman for the Authors Cricket Club.

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A memoir of real truth and heartbreaking emotional heft * Sunday Times *
This captivating book, both heart-rending and jaw-dropping, unfolds like a detective story * Daily Mail *
A touching, painful disquisition on memory and forgetting and the tendrils that tie us to the past -- Caroline Moorehead * Guardian *
Clear-eyed, very sad, funny at times and, despite the story it tells, ultimately uplifting in its determination to confront buried truths. * Sebastian Faulks *
A masterpiece * Craig Brown *

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