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Little Gods

Anna Richards

An adventure, a black comedy, a fairy tale of sorts and a romance, Little Gods tells the story of larger-than-life Jean Clocker, whose birth challenges the very balance of nature and whose body resists all attempts to contain it.

A girl – and later, woman – of unusual size and strength, fitting in is never an option for Jean, but it takes the chaos of war – and, later, America – to persuade her to fully appreciate her extraordinary stature.

Little Gods is dark, comic and deeply romantic. At times reminiscent of the work of John Irving and Michael Chabon, it is one of the most original, moving and inventive novels of recent years.

‘Four hundred and thirty-one pages of glory’ Helen Oyeyemi

‘Rich, gaudy, clever and irrepressible' Ali Smith

‘A startlingly original first novel by a remarkable new talent’ Independent

Little Gods

Anna Richards

An adventure, a black comedy, a fairy tale of sorts and a romance, Little Gods tells the story of larger-than-life Jean Clocker, whose birth challenges the very balance of nature and whose body resists all attempts to contain it.

A girl – and later, woman – of unusual size and strength, fitting in is never an option for Jean, but it takes the chaos of war – and, later, America – to persuade her to fully appreciate her extraordinary stature.

Little Gods is dark, comic and deeply romantic. At times reminiscent of the work of John Irving and Michael Chabon, it is one of the most original, moving and inventive novels of recent years.

‘Four hundred and thirty-one pages of glory’ Helen Oyeyemi

‘Rich, gaudy, clever and irrepressible' Ali Smith

‘A startlingly original first novel by a remarkable new talent’ Independent

Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 978033046441302
Published: 06/05/2010

Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 978033046441302
Published: 06/05/2010

Anna Richards

Anna Richards

Anna Richards was born in Essex and currently lives in London.

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