PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983
A light zany comic novel with an unforgettable ending. It is is an archetypal Dedalus novel: brilliant, witty, bizarre and totally unique.
Adolescence creates in Kate a hunger which she can't explain and which transforms her hatred of meat into desire. At college she embraces religion, but her biblical studies lead her into seeing the world as a vast meat stew, a primordial soup of ever changing ingredients. Sex seems to offer salvation until she combines it with her hunger for meat.
A growing-up novel with a mother from hell, it will make readers thankful that they were spared Kate Lester's trials and tribulations.
No. of pages: 196
Publication date: 25.03.1999
978 1 873982 19 8
978 1 909232 85 3
Rights sold: Netherlands (Byblos trade paperback, Raibow pocket book),
Czech Republic (Talpress),
Italy (Meridian Zero),
Russia(Adaptec Company/T-ough Press).