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“Some people say that everything began with a Big Bang…” – a guest post by Christopher Edge

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Today’s blog post is by author Christopher Edge, on his upcoming novel, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day.

“Some people say that everything began with a Big Bang…”

So begins my new novel, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day, which will be published by Nosy Crow on the 5th April 2018. As the dark nights draw in, April seems like an age away, but the brilliant team at Nosy Crow have already created beautiful bound proofs of the book which are now making their way into the hands of some early readers.

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In her essay Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?, Ursula Le Guin – author of A Wizard of Earthsea, one of the urtexts of my childhood reading – wrote:

“The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it alive: a live thing, a story.” 

It’s thrilling – and a little bit scary too – to realize that The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day is now coming alive and becoming a story, so it’s been incredibly heartening to hear some early responses to the book:

I’ll be revealing more details about The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day in the run-up to publication, but I’ll leave you now with a few more of the opening lines of the story.

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Thank you, Chris! If you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our book news, and be the first to read an exclusive extract from The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day, sign up to our books newsletter at this page, or with the form below.

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