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The Bones of Barry Knight
by Emma Musty

A child with a love of wizards and an ageing rock star share their fate with a disparate collection of visitors when their paths collide in a remote refugee camp.

Years later they find a way to tell their stories.


A tale of grief and resilience against the odds, The Bones of Barry Knight asks how we can better care for one another one a global scale.

'Very few novelists are able to cope convincingly with the apocalyptic times we're living through. Emma Musty's new novel shows that she has the skills, the breadth of vision and the humanity to meet the challenge' Matthew Francis

'Utterly contemporary and unflinching' Katherine Stansfield

'An engaging book that looks at how our flaws and our humanity go hand in hand' Megan Campisi

'Sweeping in its scope and resonant with compassion' Jacqueline Yallop


ISBN (Paperback): 9781915054722

ISBN (Ebook): 9781915054739

Price: £8.99 (Paperback) £4.99 (Ebook)

Pub Date: 17th March 2022

Extent: 288 pages
Format: 198x129mm
Rights Held: World
Translation rights: Yes

Emma is an editor and writer with Are You Syrious?, an independent daily news digest which chronicles news from the ground regarding the refugee situation in Europe. She is also a freelance consultant for Refugee Rights Europe. Twitter: @EmmaMusty.

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