BROTHERS is a heart-breaking record of persecution and inhumanity; it is also a testament to human endurance, faith and love.
Bernice Rubens was born in Wales. Her novels include the Booker-Prize winning THE ELECTED MEMBER and A FIVE YEAR SENTENCE, which was shortlisted for the same award. NINE LIVES was published in June 2002 in HB.
'An extraordinary achievement' THE TIMES *'Enthralling and terrifying' EVENING STANDARD *'Powerful and impressive, it is a profound reflective exercise for anyone born gentile and free' FINANCIAL TIMES *'Bernice Rubens has shown an ambition, architectural skill and ability to sustain an absorbing narrative that is rare in contemporary fiction' SCOTSMAN