Image for Her body and other parties

Her body and other parties

See all formats and editions

In this volume, Carmen Maria Machado demolishes the borders between magical realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism.

In this provocative debut, startling narratives map the realities of women's lives and the violence visited on their bodies.

A wife refuses her husband's entreaties to remove the mysterious green ribbon from around her neck.

A woman recounts her sexual encounters as a plague spreads across the earth.

A salesclerk in a mall makes a horrifying discovery about the store's prom dresses.

One woman's surgery-induced weight loss results in an unwanted house guest.

Read More
Special order line: only available to educational & business accounts. Sign In
Product Details
Serpent's Tail
1782834044 / 9781782834045
eBook (EPUB)
United Kingdom
256 pages
Copy: 10%; print: 10%
Description based on CIP data; resource not viewed.