Mama Amazonica

Mama Amazonica

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Mama Amazonica is set in a psychiatric ward and in the Amazon rainforest, an asylum for animals on the brink of extinction. It reveals the story of Pascale Petit’s mentally ill mother and the consequences of abuse. The mother transforms into a giant Victoria amazonica waterlily, and a bestiary of untameable creatures – a jaguar girl, a wolverine, a hummingbird – as she marries her rapist and gives birth to his children. From heartbreaking trauma, there emerge… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Bloodaxe Books (September 28, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 112 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Ondaatje Prize 2018 winner

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