Paradise Rot: A Novel
Jenny Hval

Paradise Rot: A Novel

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A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery

Jo is in a strange new country for university and having a more peculiar time than most. In a house with no walls, shared with a woman who has no boundaries, she finds her strange home coming to life in unimaginable ways. Jo's sensitivity and all her senses become increasingly heightened and fraught, as the lines between bodies and plants, dreaming and wakefulness, blur and mesh.

This debut novel from critically acclaimed artist and musician Jenny Hval presents a heady and hyper-sensual portrayal of sexual awakening and queer desire.

 

*RIFFRAFF STAFF PICK* "This off-kilter book about one young woman's increasingly bizarre relationship with her new roommate is working on many levels all at once. It's beguiling in the best way." -Tom

 

Full Description
Published by: Verso
Translated by: Marjam Idriss
Pub date: 10/02/2018
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781786633835
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  • Description

    A lyrical debut novel from a musician and artist renowned for her sharp sexual and political imagery

    Jo is in a strange new country for university and having a more peculiar time than most. In a house with no walls, shared with a woman who has no boundaries, she finds her strange home coming to life in unimaginable ways. Jo's sensitivity and all her senses become increasingly heightened and fraught, as the lines between bodies and plants, dreaming and wakefulness, blur and mesh.

    This debut novel from critically acclaimed artist and musician Jenny Hval presents a heady and hyper-sensual portrayal of sexual awakening and queer desire.

     

    *RIFFRAFF STAFF PICK* "This off-kilter book about one young woman's increasingly bizarre relationship with her new roommate is working on many levels all at once. It's beguiling in the best way." -Tom