Under the Skin

September 27, 2004|
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
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Michel Faber''s debut novel was shortlisted for the 2000 Whitbread First Novel Award and received astounding critical acclaim and a cult following. An imaginative, gripping work in a genre of its own, Under the Skin centres around Isserley, a female driver who picks up male hitchhikers with big muscles. A horrifying, heart-thumping ride through dangerous moral territory, Under the Skin is by turns funny, macabre and deeply affecting.

"A fascinating book.... The fantastic is so nicely played against the day-to-day that one feels the strangeness of both.... Remarkable." The New York Times Book Review

Michel Faber’s first novel, Under the Skin, was a finalist for Britain’s Whitbread Award and nominated for the Dublin IMPAC Award 2002. It has been translated into 17 languages. His acclaimed short story collection, Some Rain Must Fall, won the Scottish Arts Council Award. His most recent novel, The Crimson Petal and the White, was an ...
Title:Under the Skin
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1 in
Published:September 27, 2004
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780006393726

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