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‘Nell Zink might be the best living writer you haven't heard of yet.’ Emily Gould, author of FRIENDSHIP

‘One of the most exciting debut novels that will be published this year’ Guardian

Praise for The Wallcreeper:

‘The most exciting debut novel I’ve read recently is THE WALLCREEPER, Nell Zink’s mordantly hilarious story of sex, drugs, and birdwatching.’ Joanna Walsh, Guardian

‘Heady and rambunctious … Wake up, this book says: in its plot lines, in its humour, in its philosophical underpinnings and political agenda. I'll pay it the highest compliment it knows – this book is a wild thing.’ New York Times Book Review

‘THE WALLCREEPER is the best book of 2014 … Every page is an angular masterpiece’ Dazed

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Startlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before – this is the most exciting debut novel published this year.

‘Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range. Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know.’ Jonathan Franzen

A sharply observed, mordantly funny, and startlingly original debut from an exciting, unconventional new voice – the author of the acclaimed The Wallcreeper – about the making and unmaking of the American family that lays bare all of our assumptions about race and racism, sexuality and desire.

Stillwater College in Virginia, 1966. Freshman Peggy, an ingénue with literary pretensions, falls under the spell of Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, and they begin an ill-advised affair that results in an unplanned pregnancy and marriage. The two are mismatched from the start – she’s a lesbian, he’s gay – but it takes a decade of emotional erosion before Peggy runs off with their three-year-old daughter, leaving their nine-year-old son behind.

Worried that Lee will have her committed for her erratic behavior, Peggy goes underground, adopting an African American persona for her and her daughter. They squat in a house in an African-American settlement, eventually moving to a housing project where no one questions their true racial identities. As Peggy and Lee’s children grow up, they must contend with diverse emotional issues: Byrdie deals with his father’s compulsive honesty; while Karen struggles with her mother’s lies – she knows neither her real age, nor that she is “white,” nor that she has any other family.

Years later, a minority scholarship lands Karen at the University of Virginia, where Byrdie is in his senior year. Eventually the long lost siblings will meet, setting off a series of misunderstandings and culminating in a comedic finale worthy of Shakespeare.

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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 222 x 141 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Startlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before - this is the most exciting debut novel published this year. Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range. Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know. Jonathan Franzen Virginia, 1966. The motionless deeps of the lake outside Stillwater College are being ruffled. Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, is determinedly fondling Peggy, an ingenue freshman with literary pretensions, in his canoe. So begins a long affair but the two are mismatched from the start. The story that follows rocks the boat in every sense. Nell Zink s hugely entertaining, totally unique Mislaid explodes the nuclear family and topples every foundation of identity - black and white, gay and straight, normal and very very strange. Nº de ref. de la librería AA89780008100544

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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 222 x 141 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Startlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before - this is the most exciting debut novel published this year. Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range. Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know. Jonathan Franzen Virginia, 1966. The motionless deeps of the lake outside Stillwater College are being ruffled. Lee, a blue-blooded poet and professor, is determinedly fondling Peggy, an ingenue freshman with literary pretensions, in his canoe. So begins a long affair but the two are mismatched from the start. The story that follows rocks the boat in every sense. Nell Zink s hugely entertaining, totally unique Mislaid explodes the nuclear family and topples every foundation of identity - black and white, gay and straight, normal and very very strange. Nº de ref. de la librería AA89780008100544

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