The Invisible Crowd
|The Invisible Crowd
Fearless and compelling, The Invisible Crowd is a powerful debut novel about loyalty, love – and the brief moments which define our lives.
Yonas Kelati: born in Eritrea, 2nd March 1975
Barely surviving a bloody civil war, Yonas Kelati has no option but to flee his home. After a terrible journey, he arrives on a bleak English coast on 10th September 2015.
Jude Bracknell: born in England, 2nd March 1975
Human rights lawyer Jude had already packed up to go home when Yonas’ asylum application lands on her desk on 20th May 2016. Opening the file, she finds a patchwork of contradictory witness statements: a lifetime exactly the same length as hers, reduced to a few scraps of paper.
In one week’s time, Jude will stand up in court and tell Yonas’ story - and how she tells it will change his life forever. But can there ever be a single version of the truth?
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