1788738950
Paperback:Girls against God : a novel / Jenny Hval ; translated by Marjam Idriss.:2020 Paperback Girls against God : a novel / Jenny Hval ; translated by Marjam Idriss.
Girls against God : a novel / Jenny Hval ; translated by Marjam Idriss.
Author: Hval, Jenny, 1980-
Author: Idriss, Marjam,
Publication year: 2020
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Verso
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1788738950 9781788738958 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Translated from the Norwegian.
A genre-warping, time-travelling horror novel-slash-feminist manifesto from the author of the acclaimed Paradise Rot A genre-warping, time-travelling horror novel-slash-feminist manifesto for fans ofClarice Lispector andJeanette Winterson.Welcome to 1990s Norway. White picket fences run in neat rows and Christian conservatism runs deep. But as the Artist considers her work, things start stirring themselves up. In a corner of Oslo a coven of witches begin cooking up some curses. A time-travelling Edvard Munch arrives in town to join a death metal band, closely pursued by the teenaged subject of his painting Puberty, who has murder on her mind. Meanwhile, out deep in the forest, a group of school girls get very lost and things get very strange. And awful things happen in aspic.Jenny Hval's latest novel is a radical fusion of queer feminist theory and experimental horror, and a unique treatise on magic, writing and art."Strange and lyrical. Hval's writing is surreal and rich with the g
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