Madame Zero

Madame Zero

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Book - 2017
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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 behold" (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.

Publisher: New York :, Custom House,, ©2017.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780062657060
0062657062
Branch Call Number: FICTION HAL
PR6108.A49 A6 2017
Characteristics: ix, 179 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Madame 0

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