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You Made a Fool of Death With Your Beauty (Hardback)

Akwaeke Emezi

An unforgettable romance that will set Summer 2022 ablaze.

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‘Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous.’ @savidgereads

‘Say hello to the book of the summer’ @bettysbooksuk

‘Fantastic . . . I cannot put it down.’ @thebibliotucker

Have you fallen for this international bestselling novelist’s sizzling hot entrance into the world of romance?

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime:

Feyi is about to be given the chance to escape the City’s blistering heat for a dream island holiday: poolside cocktails, beach sunsets, and elaborate meals. And as the sun goes down on her old life our heroine also might just be ready to open her heart to someone new…

The only problem is, she’s falling for the one man she absolutely can’t have.

‘A must read for all romance lovers’ @between2books_

‘Emezi is a dream of a writer. My heart soared and shook and panted.’ Bolu Babalola

‘A scorching tale of love after loss.’ Kirkus Reviews

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'A summer must... Extraordinary.'

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'Emezi is a dream of a writer. My heart soared and shook and panted. A rich, complex, beautiful love story, exquisitely told. Emezi builds worlds and characters that you just want to marinate in.'

Bolu Babalola
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By turns raunchy, sad and uplifting.

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'This book filled me with excitement and possibilities; it's like bottled youth.'

Jenny Colgan
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'A once-in-a-generation voice.'

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'The Book of Hot Girl Summer'


Akwaeke Emezi (they/them) is the author of the memoir Dear Senthuran; New York Times bestseller The Death of Vivek Oji, which was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize; Pet, a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature; and Freshwater, which was named a New York Times Notable Book, longlisted for both the Wellcome Book Prize and the…

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