WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FIRST BOOK AWARD 'So hard to put down.' Daily Mail 'Startling . . . Remarkable.' Economist 'Right away I was utterly absorbed.' Sarah Jessica Parker One father. Two sons. An impossible choice. When thirteen-year-old Paul doesn't return home one afternoon, even his twin brother, Peter, doesn't know where he is. So their father, Clyde, must set out into the dark Trinidadian bush with a torch, to search for him on foot. And when the reasons for Paul's disappearance become clear, Clyde will be faced with a terrible decision. How does a father choose between his children? How does he weigh up what each one is worth? Which one is the golden child?
AUTHOR: Claire Adam was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She was educated in the US and now lives in London with her husband and two children. Golden Child is her first novel.