SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2018 WINNER OF THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION WINNER OF AN O.HENRY PRIZE FOR SHORT FICTION A genius. Jessie Burton Madame Zero is a remarkable collection of dark, sensuous stories set in sometimes conflicting landscapes – rural, industrial, psychological – all of which are hauntingly resonant with dread. Whether set in an apocalyptic storm, a local swimming pool, or a surgical theatre, Sarah Halls celebrated stories inhabit a hinterland between the natural and urban, the mundane and surreal, human and animal.

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05/07/2018