Madame Zero by Sarah Hall audiobook

Madame Zero: 9 Stories

By Sarah Hall
Read by Billie Fulford-Brown

HarperAudio 9780062657060
4.38 Hours 1
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From one of the most accomplished British writers working today, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Wolf Border, comes a unique and arresting collection of short fiction that is both disturbing and dazzling. Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain’s young novelists" (The Guardian), a writer whose "intelligence and ambition are thrilling to behold" (BookForum). Her work has been acclaimed as "amazing . . . terrific and original" (Washington Post). In this collection of nine works of short fiction, she uses her piercing insight to plumb the depth of the female experience and the human soul. A husband’s wife transforms into a vulpine in "Mrs. Fox," winner of the BBC Short Story Prize. In "Case Study 2, " A social worker struggles with a foster child raised in a commune. A new mother runs into an old lover in "Luxury Hour." In incandescent prose, full of rich observations and striking clarity, Hall has composed nine wholly original pieces—works of fiction that will resonate long after the final word is heard.

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Summary

From one of the most accomplished British writers working today, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Wolf Border, comes a unique and arresting collection of short fiction that is both disturbing and dazzling.

Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain’s young novelists" (The Guardian), a writer whose "intelligence and ambition are thrilling to behold" (BookForum). Her work has been acclaimed as "amazing . . . terrific and original" (Washington Post). In this collection of nine works of short fiction, she uses her piercing insight to plumb the depth of the female experience and the human soul.

A husband’s wife transforms into a vulpine in "Mrs. Fox," winner of the BBC Short Story Prize. In "Case Study 2, " A social worker struggles with a foster child raised in a commune. A new mother runs into an old lover in "Luxury Hour." In incandescent prose, full of rich observations and striking clarity, Hall has composed nine wholly original pieces—works of fiction that will resonate long after the final word is heard.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Compelling…Razor-sharp writing…forms a striking canvas for stories which teeter on the edge of bizarre and are riveting and vital.” Booklist
“[A] beguiling collection.” Library Journal
“A disquieting demonstration of the power of the form…Challenging and thought-provoking.” Publishers Weekly
“These stories showcase Hall’s thematic ambition and formal skill. She’s adept at matching voice to narrative, and her language is inventive and expressive.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author Bio: Sarah Hall

Author Bio: Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall received a Masters of Letters in creative writing from Scotland’s St. Andrews University, and is the author of four novels, The Wolf Border; Haweswater, which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize; The Electric Michelangelo; and Daughters Of The North, which won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. Her story collection The Beautiful Indifference won the Portico Prize and was nominated for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize. She lives in Norwich, England.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Short Stories
Runtime: 4.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English