Book Four By Four / Sara Mesa ; translated by Katie Whittemore.
Publication year: 2020
Publisher: Open Letter
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1948830140 9781948830140 :
Notes: Set entirely at Wybrany College - a school where the wealthy keep their kids safe from the chaos erupting in the cities - Four by Four is a novel of insinuation and gossip, in which the truth about Wybrany's 'program' is always palpable, but never explicit. An exploration of the relationship between the powerful and powerless - and the repetition of these patterns-Mesa's 'sophisticated nightmare' calls to mind great works of gothic literature (think Shirley Jackson) and social thrillers to create a unique, unsettling view of freedom and how a fear of the outside world can create monsters.
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140 pages ; 22 cm