Madame Zero

de Sarah Hall (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.

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2017 Editions Faber & Faber

Anglaise Langue anglaise | 192 pages

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  • BlueMoon Le 12 Avril 2018 à 13:27
    Les nouvelles sont très diverses : une femme qui se change en renard, une autre qui change de comportement du jour au lendemain, une autre qui a peur du vide. J'ai passé un bon moment, j'aime l'écriture de Sarah Hall et certaines histoires m'ont particulièrement touchée. Un bon recueil !

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