Homesick for Another World: Stories

Homesick for Another World: Stories

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New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time

Ottessa Moshfegh's debut novel Eileen was one of the literary events of 2015. Garlanded with critical acclaim, it was named a book of the year by The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)


What stays with you, at the end of “Homesick for Another World,” is less the ugliness than the loneliness and the pervasive sense of disappointment and failure.

Homesick for Another World tends to subvert likeability at every turn, populated as it is by characters who are rash, desperate, ill-advised and self-destructive.

Like Moshfegh’s characters, her readers will find themselves on the outside looking in, through a lens lightly warped or a smudged window slightly cracked.


Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (January 17, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 920 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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