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Mr Fox By Helen Oyeyemi

Mr Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

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Summary

Helen Oyeyemi draws on myth, fairytale and fable for this extraordinary novel exploring the female muse.

Mr Fox Summary

Mr Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

Mr Fox, by award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, is an beautiful and immersive exploration of the labyrinthine world of imagination, storytelling and love.

It's a bright afternoon in 1938 and Mary Foxe is in a confrontational mood. St John Fox, celebrated novelist, hasn't seen her in six years. He's unprepared for her afternoon visit, not least because she doesn't exist. He's infatuated with her. But he also made her up.

Will Mr Fox meet his muse's challenge, to stop murdering his heroines and explore something of love? What will his wife Daphne think of this sudden change in her husband? Can there be a happy ending - this time?

`Oyeyemi reveals a twinkling sense of humour . . . A delight' - Independent.

Mr Fox Reviews

Oyeyemi's characters almost dance on their pages. This is her best, most beautiful novel yet. * Independent on Sunday *
Funny, deep, shocking, wry, heart-warming and spine-chilling. * Guardian *
Funny and fresh, piercingly astute. * Daily Telegraph *
Not just vibrantly imaginative but filled with wit and wisdom. Her best book so far. * Metro *
A love story like no other: `so vivid and inventive, its pages almost glow. -- Sarah Waters, author of The Paying Guests

About Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi is the author of The Icarus Girl, The Opposite House, White is for Witching, Mr Fox and the short story collection What is Not Yours is Not Yours. Helen has been included in Granta's Best Young British Novelists and is the winner of a Somerset Maugham Award.

Additional information

GOR004243690
9780330534697
0330534696
Mr Fox by Helen Oyeyemi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2012-02-10
288
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - Mr Fox