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  • Poignant, moving, and cinematic, this is a story imbued with love and loss that feels at once distantly dreamlike and vividly recognisable.

    An Yu, author of BRAISED PORK
  • Highway Blue is a beautiful, inspired rendering of the on-the-road journey. At its core is an unforgettable protagonist in Anne Marie. McFarlane has written an irresistible story of love and life's meanderings. A very gifted writer, I was entranced.

    Elaine Feeney, author of AS YOU WERE
  • Ailsa McFarlane's prose combines the razor sharp truth telling of Ottessa Moshfegh with the troubled heart of Raymond Carver, using plain language to conjure a shockingly intense way of seeing. I've never read anything quite like it.

    Emma Copley Eisenberg, author of THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL
  • I loved Highway Blue - a dark, glimmering, journey deep into modern America on a knife edge between love and dependence.

    Rosie Price, author of WHAT RED WAS
  • Hypnotic, stylish, cinematic: Highway Blue holds you captive like a blues song or incantation.

    Olivia Sudjic, author of ASYLUM ROAD

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