Salt Slow by Julia Armfield

This sounds like an amazing book by a talented young writer: Salt Snow – Julia Armfield via Linda Hill.

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It gives me very great pleasure today to feature Salt Slow by Julia Armfield as the second of my reviews as shadow judge for The Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award this year. You’ll find more about the award here on Linda’s Book Bag and on The Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer’s Award website.

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Published by Pan Macmillan imprint Picador, Salt Slow is available for purchase through the links here.

Salt Slow

Salt Slow cover

In her brilliantly inventive and haunting debut collection of stories, Julia Armfield explores bodies and the bodily, mapping the skin and bones of her characters through their experiences of isolation, obsession, love and revenge.

Teenagers develop ungodly appetites, a city becomes insomniac overnight, and bodies are diligently picked apart to make up better ones. The mundane worlds of schools and sleepy sea-side towns are invaded and transformed, creating a landscape which…

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