THE EPIC NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOOK THIEF ‘If The Book Thief was a novel that allowed Death to steal the show… [its] brilliantly illuminated follow-up is affirmatively full of life.’ Guardian ‘This is a tale of love, art, and redemption; rowdy and joyous.’ Times Here is a story told inside out and back to front Five Dunbar brothers are living – fighting, loving, grieving – in the perfect chaos of a house without grown-ups. Today, the father who left them has just walked right back in. He has a surprising request: Who will build a bridge with him? It is Clay, a boy tormented by a long-buried secret, who accepts. But why is Clay so broken? And why must he fulfill this extraordinary challenge?