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by Matt Wilven


When N meets a charismatic outsider called Farzaneh, he realises that something has been missing in his life. They fall for each other and begin an intense and passionate relationship. However, Farzaneh starts to isolate herself, becoming obsessed and embroiled in her mysterious connection with the moon.

N is forced to reappraise everything he knows, searching for meaning and identity while he violently collides with the limits of intimacy and love.


‘Matt Wilven's Farzaneh and the Moon captures all the frantic rhythms and passions of student life in its lively narrative, and adds a dark twist with its inflection of the obsessional and mystical’ Professor Philip Tew

Praise for The Blackbird Singularity:

Shortlisted for an Amazon Rising Star Award

Longlisted for the Guardian Not the Booker prize 2016

Selected for WHSmith Fresh Talent 2017

'Wilven does a masterful job of keeping his readers as off-balance as his protagonist... an intense and satisfyingly off-beat examination of a man lost in a landscape of unresolved grief and his heroic fight to find his way back home.' Melissa DeCarlo, author of The Art of Crash Landing


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ISBN (Paperback): 9781789550245
ISBN (Ebook): 9781789550238
Price: £8.99 (Paperback) £4.99 (Ebook)
Extent: 272 pages
Format: 198x129mm
Markets: World
Translation rights: Yes

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Matt Wilven’s novel The
Blackbird Singularity
shortlisted for an Amazon
Rising Star Award, longlisted
for the Guardian Not the
Booker Prize and featured
in WHSmith’s Fresh Talent
campaign (2017).


Twitter: @mattwilven

Instagram: @mattwilven

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