Slug (Hardback)Hollie McNish (author)
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Gloriously earthy and accessible, McNish’s mash-up of prose and poetry covers the modern female condition with lashings of wit, intelligence and irreverent wisdom.
The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me
From Finnish saunas and soppy otters to grief, grandparents and Kellogg's anti-masturbation pants, Slug is a book which holds a mirror lovingly up to the world, past and present, through Hollie's driving, funny, hopeful poetry and prose. Slug is about the human condition: of birth and death and how we manage the possibilities in-between.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 222 x 142 x 38 mm
'I love Hollie's poems. There is such raw honesty and warmth and often humour within them. She is one of the best poets we have.' - Matt Haig
'She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love.' - Kae Tempest
'Hollie always articulates exactly how I feel, like she lives in my head.' - Charly Cox, author of Validate Me and She Must Be Mad
'Her rhymes have a driving quality, urgent words pinning down fleeting feelings, and her prose is warm and conversational, like speaking to a friend.' - The Observer
'Provides beautifully written solidarity.' - The Independent
'I've loved her work for years.' - Jo Brand
'Hollie is a total wordsmith. She makes me howl with laughter one moment and burst into tears the next.' - Paapa Essiedu
'I can't take my ears off her.' - Benjamin Zephaniah
'Makes so many of us feel seen . . . [Hollie] quickly breaks the heart and then heals it, before you have time to even take a breath.' - Kara Scott, TV personality, journalist and poker player
'Gorgeous fingering poems.' - Bryony Gordon, author of Mad Girl and The Wrong Knickers
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