Released on 21 May 2015.

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Your Father Sends His Love

3.45 based on 67 ratings & 17 reviews on

2016 Short-listed

Edge Hill Short Story Prize


The twelve unforgettable stories in Your Father Sends His Love explore the complex, baffling, and vital relationship between parents and their children. Set in the past, present and future, they are unified by their compassion, animated by the unsaid, and distinguished by how beautifully they extract the luminous from the ordinary.

With wit, subtllety, and uncommon sensitivity, Evers captures the powerful emotions of family life: joy, fear, vulnerability, duty, betrayal, loss, anger, and unconditional love. While his characters often feel more than they can express, they are in the hands of a masterful story teller who gives time to what might otherwise seem incidental. Your Father Sends His Love is a powerful, haunting, and deeply felt work about the most important relationships we will ever know.

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There are some wonderful things in here
Clearly a master of the short story . . . Intriguing everyday stories that are skilfully observed and perfectly described.
The Press and Journal
Excellent . . . Evers is extraordinarily good a depicting everyday pressures, deceptions and intimacies . . . Rich, provocative and often intensely sad