Petite Mort (Paperback)Beatrice Hitchman (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 279 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
There's a touch of Angela Carter about Beatrice Hitchman's beguiling debut - a sly, erotic thriller concerned with doubleness and duplicity * Guardian *
Movie junkies will love this surprising and original novel ... the story winds itself in knots, then unravels deftly, providing a satisfactory judgment day for the sexy yet heartless central characters in a wholly unexpected ending * Daily Mail *
An impressive and enjoyable debut: nimble, deft and wrapped luxuriously in the velveteen glamour of the movies. -- David Evans * FT *
Like the silver screen world Hitchman portrays, her writing shimmers, drawing you in with glamour and trickery. A fascinating, beguiling and wily debut -- Katie Ward, author of Girl Reading
Compelling ... Hitchman's confident debut is a story about relationships and the risks we take to get what we want. Universal themes, beautifully explored. -- Eden Carter Wood * Diva *
Gorgeously written ... with a fantastic twist at the very end ... fascinating. -- Rachel Glover * Image *
Sumptuously set, elegantly written, evocative and quietly subversive -- Stella Duffy
Fans of silent films and historical fiction will delight in this chocolate box of a novel which mixes love, lust and scandal with the stardust of 1900s Paris. * The Simple Things *
An accomplished and assured debut ... a gently compelling tale -- Lesley McDowell * Sunday Herald *
The atmosphere is rich with sumptuous details ... striking ... This clever debut indicates a bright future for its author. -- Max Liu * Independent *
An astonishingly assured debut novel ... an expertly crafted story. -- Anna Carey * Irish Times *
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