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The water cure

Author: Sophie Mackintosh
Publisher: [London] : Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"You are a girl. Your body is vulnerable. Men will break it if they can - and out there, they absolutely will. Bodies must be controlled in order to be safe. Suffering will prepare you for the worst - the cure is nothing compared to what you've been spared in the sickness. It takes a lot of love to hurt you like this. Now come outside. It's time to play the drowning game."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
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Psychological fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Mackintosh
ISBN: 0241337348 9780241337349 9780241334744 0241334748
OCLC Number: 1013721660
Awards: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2018.
Description: 248 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sophie MacKintosh.

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"You are a girl. Your body is vulnerable. Men will break it if they can - and out there, they absolutely will. Bodies must be controlled in order to be safe. Suffering will prepare you for the worst - the cure is nothing compared to what you've been spared in the sickness. It takes a lot of love to hurt you like this. Now come outside. It's time to play the drowning game."--Back cover.

"Imagine a world very close to our own: where women are not safe in their bodies, where desperate measures are required to raise a daughter. This is the story of Grace, Lia, and Sky kept apart from the world for their own good and taught the terrible things that every woman must learn about love. And it is the story of the men who come to find them - three strangers washed up by the sea, their gazes hungry and insistent, trailing desire and destruction in their wake."--Good reads.

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The Water Cure deserves a Sofia Coppola-style big-screen treatment, although its cultish overtones and sinister denouement are as reminiscent of The Wicker Man as The Virgin Suicides * The Literary Read more...

 
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