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  • Published: 2 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473543072
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

How To Find Home




An inspiring and important portrait of a young homeless woman in a modern retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from Observer New Face of Fiction Mahsuda Snaith.

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‘Those who love Little Fires Everywhere and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine will love this’ My WeeklyMolly has lived on the streets for nearly a decade. She has close friends but spends most of her nights sleeping rough in dangerous places. So when a new acquaintance invites her on a journey across the country, she decides to go along. He is searching for treasure while she is searching for hope.

At every stop on their unusual quest, Molly senses something close behind her: the footsteps of an old enemy and the memories of a life she has tried to erase. And yet she must find the courage to continue if she’s ever going to discover a place that really feels like home.

A vibrant, invigorating, and affecting novel and the inspiring portrait of a young homeless woman from Observer New Face of Fiction Mahsuda Snaith.

  • Published: 2 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781473543072
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the author

Mahsuda Snaith

Mahsuda Snaith is the winner of the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2014, Bristol Short Story Prize 2014 and was an Observer New Face of Fiction in 2017. She lives in Leicester where she teaches creative writing and tries to find time to read.

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Praise for How To Find Home

A rollicking road trip in the company of three endearingly infuriating characters . . . Those who loved Little Fires Everywhere or Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine will love this realistic novel that more than lives up to this writer’s early promise.

My Weekly

Brilliant! Unflinchingly honest on the realities of being homeless but never loses hope, positivity or humour ... With beautiful characters who might be demonised in real life or in the media but who are humanised here. Everyone should read it!

Amanda Berriman, author of 'Home'

An inspiring modern retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz . . . Both invigorating and affecting, How to Find Home is an important tale for our times.

Vanity Fair

An inspiring modern retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz . . . Both invigorating and affecting, How to Find Home is an important tale for our times.

Vanity Fair

Sparky and alive . . . I really cared about Molly

Maggie Gee, author of 'My Cleaner'

An unflinching look at homelessness and people who have fallen through the rungs of life but the novel never loses its humanity, hope and humour

Sara Manning, Red

Moving and delightful . . . I loved Molly and so wanted her to find home. Think The Wizard of Oz meets the street.

Astra Bloom

Strikingly vivid . . . A novel about what home means to the homeless. Immersive and intriguing . . . Rich and imaginative.

Culture Fly

In this offbeat, engaging, wryly humorous novel, loosely inspired by The Wizard of Oz, we meet strange, sad and colourful characters and learn that in the bleakest situations there is laughter, camaraderie and even love

Daily Mail

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