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Eyes Guts Throat Bones

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781399600521

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 4th April 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items

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‘GAVE ME SERIOUS WRITER ENVY’ KIRSTY LOGAN

‘ONE OF MY FAVOURITE STORYTELLERS’ KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE

‘AN INCREDIBLE AND UNIQUE IMAGINATION’ IRISH TIMES

‘I WAS DELICIOUSLY HORRIFIED’ JENN ASHWORTH

The belly groan of a face unpeeled. A break-up poem recited knee-deep in bog water. An ancient burial mound rising and falling like a chest. The ghost of Stephen Gately reading the ingredients on a ham and cheese sandwich.

Startling, sinister and irresistible, Moïra Fowley’s award-winning debut collection about queer, female bodies at the end of the world unravels all of our darkest impulses and deepest fears.

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Reviews

Such a witty, affecting, fresh book: I was deliciously horrified
Jenn Ashworth, author of GHOSTED
Fowley's writing is joyous and poetic . . . Contemporary gothic short stories at their best, Eyes Guts Throat Bones is written so beautifully that even the most squeamish reader would be sucked in by it
Mslexia
Fowley's delight in the sinister and erotic will no doubt entertain and engage many readers
Guardian
Eyes Guts Throat Bones by Moïra Fowley is exactly the kind of embodied writing I've wanted to read for a long time
Ali Millar, author of THE LAST DAYS
One of my favourite storytellers. These tales lingered, morphed, consumed me
Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE MERCIES
Queer, horny, gory, fantastical stories that gave me serious writer envy
Kirsty Logan, author of NOW SHE IS WITCH
If fantasy is your thing, you'll like this book. If 'queer fiction' is also your thing, then you'll definitely like this book. Merging fantasy and queer fiction is the very stuffing of this work, where ancient mythical queens roam ancient hills, keeping watch over their respective territories, lovers eat each other (not figuratively speaking but literally - like oysters), there are monsters hiding in unlikely places and flowers fall from the sky.
Meath Chronicle
Lest ye ever be in doubt about the power of language, take a spin through Eyes Guts Throat Bones, Moira Fowley's visceral collection of short stories "about (queer, female) bodies at the end of the world"
Buzz Magazine
Fowley flips the script on what we are used to seeing in apocalyptic fiction and media: a man and a woman navigating their relationship at the end of the world. Instead, we see how queer love is everywhere, pervading even through the most dire of circumstances
Ghouls Magazine
An incredible and unique imagination
Irish Times