Bottled Goods

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
July 28, 2020
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062979520

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About the Author

Sophie van Llewyn was born in southeastern Romania and now lives in Germany. She has published and won awards for her flash fiction and short stories across the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States. Bottled Goods is Sophie's debut long fiction work. It has been long-listed for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, the Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019, and the People's Book Prize 2018.

Reviews

"A story to savour, to smile at, to rage against and to weep over."--Zoe Gilbert, author of Folk
"A tour de force, a harrowing and ultimately triumphant story, a must-read by a masterful writer."--Christopher Allen, author of Other Household Toxins
β€œBottled Goods is a powerful, sophisticated, and emotional delve into Soviet-era Romania through the eyes and heart of a young woman. [...] an exciting plot-driven read that offers a thoughtful, introspective look into a woman reaching maturity under a government that isn't built for girls who ask questions.”--Independent Book Review
β€œA lovely, funny, sad and informative book...It almost reads like a Wes Anderson film”--Dolly Alderton, author of international bestseller Everything I Know About Love
"Sophie van Llewyn's stunning debut novella shows us there is no dystopian fiction as frightening as that which draws on history"--Christina Dalcher, author of VOX
"Sophie van Llewyn has brought light into an era which cast a long shadow."--Joanna Campbell, author of When Planets Slip Their Tracks
β€œA dizzying, daring window on life in Ceausescu's Romania.”--Stephanie Hutton, author of Three Sisters of Stone
β€œ[A] totally original and wonderful novella.”--Nikki Bedi, host of The Arts Hour, BBC World Service