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Clare Pollard: Delphi Clare Pollard: Delphi Clare Pollard: Delphi

For ​readers of Jenny Offill, Deborah Levy, and Olivia Laing, an exquisite debut novel about a classics academic researching prophecy in the ancient world, just as the pandemic descends and all visions of her own family’s future begin to blur.

Covid-19 has arrived in London, and the entire world quickly succumbs to the surreal, chaotic mundanity of screens, isolation, and the disasters small and large that have plagued recent history. As our unnamed narrator—a classics academic immersed in her studies of ancient prophecies—navigates the tightening grip of lockdown, a marriage in crisis, and a ten-year-old son who seems increasingly unreachable, she becomes obsessed with predicting the future. Shifting her focus from chiromancy (prophecy by palm reading) to zoomancy (prophecy by animal behavior) to oenomancy (prophecy by wine), she fails to notice the future creeping into the heart of her very own home, and when she finally does, the threat has already breached the… (tovább)

Fig Tree, 2022
208 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780241558539
Avid Reader / Simon & Schuster, New York, 2022
208 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9781982197896
Avid Reader / Simon & Schuster, New York, 2022
206 oldal · ASIN: B09JPJZ2J1

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