Bunny Girls

Product information

€15.94

Stock: In Stock

Our USPs

Dubray Rewards
Earn 64 Reward Points on this title
Free Delivery
Extended Range: Delivery 3-4 working days

Bunny Girls

Product information

Author: Angela Readman

Type: PAPERBACK

ISBN: 9781913437602

Date: 8th December, 2022

Publisher: NINE ARCHES PRESS

  1. Categories

  2. Individual Poets

Description

Out of the doll's house and into the woods, Bunny Girls steps out of the shadows of girlhood and looks at the world with wide eyes. Surreal, spiky, wise and darkly funny, this new collection by Costa-winning author and poet Angela Readman expertly mixes shades of film noir, northern wit, and magic realism. Through the lens of childhood, these poems address autism, anxiety, and darker concerns buried by cultural ideals of femininity. Here in Readman's skilful words are odes to severed heads, angels and Disney villains, Marilyn Monroe's body double, squashed slugs, sexual awakenings, Wendy-houses and snow globes, nosebleeds and blackbirds. Women are both invisible and actively writing themselves into the visible. Where there is isolation and dislocation, its counterbalance is finding breathless, reckless joy in the acts of creation and imagination. At its heart, this enlivening, magnificent book is about darkness and light, the lovely and the frightening, the beautiful and the worrying.

Additional details