Worlds from the Word’s End

by Joanna Walsh


Worlds from the Word’s End | 9781911508106 | Joanna Walsh

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:01/09/2017 by And Other Stories


The much-anticipated fiction follow-up to Vertigo, this collection cements Joanna Walsh’s reputation as one of the sharpest writers of this century. Wearing her learning lightly, Walsh’s stories make us see the world afresh while showing us she has read the world. In ‘Like a Fish Needs a …’ – perhaps the funniest, most freewheeling story ever written about cycling (and Freud and and and …) you read shenanigans worthy of Flann O’Brien. Meanwhile, in ‘Worlds from the Word’s End’, Walsh conjures up a country in which words themselves fall out of fashion – something that will never happen wherever Walsh is read.