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The Vulnerables

UK Publisher: Virago

‘A sharp-eyed and tender novel about human connection in a time of crisis’ — Paula Hawkins

‘Once you discover Sigrid Nunez, you don’t look back’ — Anne Enright

‘A novel that truly, truly speaks to the soul’ — Glamour

Three strangers are thrown together in one Manhattan apartment: a solitary writer; a Gen Z college drop-out; and a spirited parrot named Eureka.

As the world outside descends into turmoil, the three of them must learn how to live with and care for one another. The Vulnerables reveals what happens when strangers are willing to open their hearts to each other and how far even small acts of caring can go to ease another’s distress.

Sigrid Nunez has published eight novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation...