Small Worlds

Small Worlds

From the bestselling author of OPEN WATER

Summary

The highly anticipated new novel from the no.1 bestselling, Costa award-winning author of OPEN WATER - available for pre-order now

'A world can be two people, occupying a space where they don't have to explain. Where they can feel beautiful. Where they might feel free.'

Praise for OPEN WATER:

'A tender and touching love story, beautifully told' Observer

'Hands-down the best debut I've read in years' The Times


'A beautiful and powerful novel about the true and sometimes painful depths of love' Candice Carty-Williams, bestselling author of QUEENIE and PEOPLE PERSON


'An unforgettable debut... it's Sally Rooney meets Michaela Coel meets Teju Cole' New York Times

'A love song to Black art and thought' Yaa Gyasi, bestselling author of HOMEGOING and TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM

'An amazing debut novel. You should read this book. Let's hear it for Caleb Azumah Nelson, also known as the future' Benjamin Zephaniah

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A short, poetic and intellectual meditation on art and a relationship between a young couple' Bernardine Evaristo, Booker prize-winning author of GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER

'A very touching and heartfelt book' Diana Evans, award-winning author of ORDINARY PEOPLE

'A lyrical modern love story, brilliant on music and art, race and London life, I enjoyed it hugely' David Nicholls, author of ONE DAY and SWEET SORROW

'A stunning piece of art' Bolu Babalola, bestselling author of LOVE IN COLOUR


'
An exhilarating new voice in British fiction' Vogue

WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD
WINNER OF DEBUT NOVEL OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD
WINNER OF THE BAD FORM BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD
SHORTLISTED FOR WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR
SHORTLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE AND THE GORDON BURN PRIZE
A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD '5 UNDER 35' HONOREE

A No.1 BESTSELLER IN THE TIMES

Reviews

  • Let's hear it for Caleb Azumah Nelson, also known as the future
    Benjamin Zephaniah

About the author

Caleb Azumah Nelson

Caleb Azumah Nelson is a 25-year-old British-Ghanaian writer and photographer living in South East London. His writing has been published in Litro. He was recently shortlisted for the Palm Photo Prize and won the People's Choice prize. OPEN WATER is his first novel.
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