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Cotton Wool

Cotton Wool

By Ali Taylor
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781854595362, 80 pages, April 2008


A gripping and darkly comic tale of young lives on the edge.

The lads have just left their mother's funeral. At the beach, they see something floating in the sea. It can't be what it looks like. Can it?

On the rain-lashed coast of Scotland, teenage brothers Callum and Gussie are desperate to discover what lies under the waves. When they spot the runaway Harriet, their search is thrown into chaos and brother is pitted against brother.


"Grittily poetic and thrillingly imaginative... a siren song of grief and longing. Bewitching."

- The Times