Parade

£16.99

Midway through his life, an artist begins to paint upside down. In Paris, a woman is attacked by a stranger in the street. A mother dies. A man falls to his death. Couples seek escape in distant lands. The novel ‘Parade’ sets loose a carousel of lives. It surges past the limits of identity, character, and plot, to tell a true story – about art, family, morality, gender, and how we compose ourselves.

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A path-breaking novel of art, womanhood and violence, from the author of the Outline trilogy.

Midway through his life, an artist begins to paint upside down.

In Paris, a woman is attacked by a stranger in the street.

A mother dies. A man falls to his death. Couples seek escape in distant lands.

The new novel from one of the most distinctive writers of the age, Parade sets loose a carousel of lives. It surges past the limits of identity, character, and plot, to tell a true story-about art, family, morality, gender, and how we compose ourselves.

Praise for the Outline trilogy:

‘A work of stunning beauty, deep insight and great originality.’ Monica Ali
‘A landmark in twenty-first-century English literature.’ Observer
‘A perfect synthesis of form and content.’ Deborah Levy
‘Page-turningly enthralling and charged with the power to move.’ Tessa Hadley
‘Reaches a kind of formal perfection . . . masterly.’ Sally Rooney

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Dimensions 21.6 × 13.5 cm
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