Author(s): Eimear McBride
From the multi-award-winning author of the literary phenomenon A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing.
At the mid-point of her life a woman enters an Avignon hotel room. She's been here once before - but while the room hasn't changed, she is a different person now. Forever caught between check-in and check-out, she will go on to occupy other hotel rooms, from Prague to Oslo, Auckland to Austin, each as anonymous as the last, but bound by rules of her choosing. There, amid the detritus of her travels, the matchbooks, cigarettes, keys and room-service wine, she will negotiate with memory, with the men she sometimes meets, and with what it might mean to return home. 'Eimear McBride is that old fashioned thing, a genius.' Anne Enright
From the writer of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing comes a strange, malleable text about a woman caught in different hotel rooms in different cities. McBride takes you under her spell in a mesmerising way and won't let you go until the final page. A quick, wonderful novella.
Elisa, Book Grocer