Madame Zero: 9 Stories
From one of the most accomplished British writers working today, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Wolf Border, comes a unique and arresting collection of short fiction that is both disturbing and dazzling.Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain’s young novelists" (The Guardian), a writer whose "intelligence and ambition are thrilling to beho...
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Custom House; Reprint edition (July 3, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 164504
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“Hall writes with fierce confidence. Which is reason enough to read this collection. She appears at complete ease with the odd, fantastical, heart-wrenching, threatening, erotic circumstances around which these stories dip and swirl. Like a short, sha...”
d" (BookForum). Her work has been acclaimed as "amazing . . . terrific and original" (Washington Post). In this collection of nine works of short fiction, she uses her piercing insight to plumb the depth of the female experience and the human soul.A husband’s wife transforms into a vulpine in "Mrs. Fox," winner of the BBC Short Story Prize. In "Case Study 2, " A social worker struggles with a foster child raised in a commune. A new mother runs into an old lover in "Luxury Hour." In incandescent prose, full of rich observations and striking clarity, Hall has composed nine wholly original pieces—works of fiction that will resonate long after the final page is turned.