Stories of the wicked, wild and untamed - feminist tales from 15 bestselling, award-winning authors - 'Wonderful' (Red Magazine)
Margaret Atwood author Ali Smith author Emma Donoghue author Kirsty Logan author Chibundu Onuzo author Caroline O’Donoghue author Linda Grant author Susie Boyt author
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Published: 8th Mar '23
Available, normally delivered within 3-6 days.
To celebrate Virago's fiftieth birthday, fifteen award-winning, bestselling authors have written original stories embodying the spirit of Virago: feminist, fearless, fun, wild and defiant of convention.
'Wonderful ... all killer, no filler' Red Magazine
'Dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring' Daily Mirror
'Where power and feminist rage meet' Stylist
A fun and fearless anthology of feminist tales, by fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers:
Margaret Atwood, Susie Boyt, Eleanor Crewes, Emma Donoghue, Stella Duffy, Linda Grant, Claire Kohda, CN Lester, Kirsty Logan, Caroline O'Donoghue, Chibundu Onuzo, Helen Oyeymi, Rachel Seiffert, Kamila Shamsie and Ali Smith - introduced by Sandi Toksvig.
DRAGON. TYGRESS. SHE-DEVIL. HUSSY. SIREN. WENCH. HARRIDAN. MUCKRAKER. SPITFIRE. VITUPERATOR. CHURAIL. TERMAGANT. FURY. WARRIOR. VIRAGO.
For centuries past, and all across the world, there are words that have defined and decried us. Words that raise our hackles, fire up our blood; words that tell a story.
In this blazing cauldron of a book, fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers have taken up their pens and reclaimed these words, creating an entertaining and irresistible collection of feminist tales for our time.
'A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike' Guardian
'Delightful, thought-provoking' Louisa Young, Perspectives
This anthology is all killer, no filler * Red Magazine *
A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike * Observer *
Delightful and thought-provoking * Perspective *
Spell-binding . . . these vivid works of imagination are further proof that, back in 1973, Virago's founder Carmen Calil was on to something -- Kiran Duggal * Harper's Bazaar *
A collection of dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring * Daily Mirror *
Dimensions: 218mm x 140mm x 30mm