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It Lasts Forever and Then Its Over

de Marcken Anne



Price: $29.95
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781923106000
Published: March 2024

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It Lasts Forever and Then It's Over asks how much of yourself can you lose before you are lost...and then what happens?

The heroine of this haunting, spare novel is voraciously alive in the afterlife. Adrift yet keenly aware, our undead narrator notes every bizarre detail of her new reality. She has forgotten even her name, but she remembers with unbearable longing the place where she knew herself and was known - where she loved and was loved. She heads west and into mind-boggling adventures, carrying a dead but laconically opinionated crow in her chest.

The joint winner of The Novel Prize, It Lasts Forever and Then It's Over is a sharp and funny tale for our dispossessed times.

'Astounding, inventive, and utterly original, Anne de Marcken has written a freakish classic with wisdom to spare about life, death, and the eerily vast space between. I was absolute putty in this book's hands.' - Alexandra Kleeman

'Anne de Marcken must write in a charmed ink that first erases the line between the living and the dead, and then - with prose as elegant as it is spooked - tells the story of what lies underneath. I have never read anything like this brilliant debut.' - Sabrina Orah Mark

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781923106000
Published: March 2024

Number of pages: 136
Width: 148 mm
Height: 210 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Giramondo Publishing Co

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