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Magic still linger So here a teenager may starve herself into the shape of an eel A house might fall in love with a girl A woman might give birth to a – well wh. It is a debut collection by a loosely related short stories They are all set in the east part of England with its plains canals river estuaries and pylons distorting the horizontality of the place Miss Johnston s artistic treatment of the area her imagination transforms it into weary dark atmospheric setting This is the place were young girls are coming of age or becoming mothers without having the time to grow The border between people and animals are fluid as well And one cannot easily escape This sense of place is very strong feature of this collectionThe overwhelming feeling i had reading it as if i

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Fen author Daisy Johnson

Ild is always close at hand ready to erupt This is a place where animals and people commingle and fuse where curious metamorphoses take place where myth and dark. I read Fen on the back of the 2018 Booker shortlisted Everything Under Fen was written some two years previously Its a collection of short stories and had received praise from a relatively small number of readersThe stories are in many ways striking than the better known Everything Under and this is in part the nature of short stories that cannot meander Sarah Hall s term for the forgiving nature of longer novelsDaisy Johnson doesn t meander here the majority of the stories are striking and shocking and certainly mystical Daisy Johnson has a fertile imagination and a dark side it would appear My favou

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Daisy Johnson’s Fen is a liminal land Real people live their lives here They wrestle with familiar instincts with sex and desire with everyday routine But the w. Daisy Johnson s first novel Everything Under was one of the highlights of this year s Man Booker longlist so I was very keen to get hold of a copy of this collection of stories which is also very accomplished for such a young writerThis collection is slippery liminal and atmospheric blending fairytale elements with the lives of real people and an earthy sexuality The most impressive and fully formed story is The Scattering which is also the longest Its narrator is the younger sister of a warring pair of twins one of whom tells her stories that match others in this collection Like those this one also involv


10 thoughts on “Fen author Daisy Johnson

  1. says:

    ‘’Remember about the albatrosses? We got one on our trail now I didn’t know what it was when I saw it It was

  2. says:

    A collection of short stories as a literary debut which are really difficult to classify but are impressive They are set in the fens The fenlands cover parts of East Anglia Cambridgeshire and southern Lincolnshire I am a Lincolnshire lad I wasn’t born or brought up in the fens but I know them fairly well One thing you do get a lot of in the fens is eels not uite as many as there used to be Coincidentally I went to a

  3. says:

    Daisy Johnson's first novel Everything Under was one of the highlights of this year's Man Booker longlist so I was very keen to get hold of a copy of this collection of stories which is also very accomplished for such a young writerThis collection is slippery liminal and atmospheric blending fairytale elements with the lives of real people and an earthy sexuality The most impressive and fully formed story is

  4. says:

    I came to this book after reading Daisy Johnson’s wonderful Everything Under – a book I described alliteratively as a “literary novel of the liminal language leaving and legend longlisted for the 2018 Man Booker prize”Many reviews of that book have I feel concentrated on the legend part an even within that legend

  5. says:

    I read Fen on the back of the 2018 Booker shortlisted Everything Under Fen was written some two years previously Its a collection of short stories and had received praise from a relatively small number of readersThe stories are in many ways striking than the better known Everything Under and this is in part the nature of short stories that cannot meander Sarah Hall's term for the forgiving nature of longer no

  6. says:

    It is going to be very difficult to knock this off the spot of best book of the year for me I have always enjoyed books set around harsh landscapes am I the only person to find Wuthering Heights a 'cosy' novel? and that is part of what this book is set on the flat english Fenlands is It also appeals to the small townvillage girl in me The wri

  7. says:

    I listened to this on Lavar Burton reads #ReadingRainbowforAdults

  8. says:

    Some nice writing but this was unfortunately another letdown for me though if magical realism is your thing you might find

  9. says:

    It is a debut collection by a loosely related short stories They are all set in the east part of England with its plains canals river estuaries

  10. says:

    A surreal and slightly magical collection of short stories Talking foxes possessive houses relationships monsters

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