THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRST NOVEL BY THE MAN BOOKER AND BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF A LITTLE LIFE
'A novel you will finish and immediately want to read again' Sarah Waters
'Beautifully written . . . striking and highly satisfying' Guardian
In 1950 Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of jungle-dwellers who appear to have attained a form of immortality. Perina uncovers their secret and returns to America, where he soon finds great success. But his discovery has come at a terrible cost, not only for the islanders, but for Perina himself . . . Both riveting and unsettling, The People in the Trees explores the various faces of the misuse of power in a profound when cultures collide.
'An absorbing, intelligent and uncompromising novel which beguiles and unnerves' Independent
'Impossible to resist . . . brilliantly told' Daily Mail
'The world Yanagihara conjures up, full of dark pockets of mystery, is magical' The Times
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