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  • Published: 18 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241400203
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $19.99

Swallowing Geography




A stunning early novel from Booker-shortlisted author Deborah Levy, now a Penguin Essential

Like her namesake Jack Kerouac, J.K. is always on the road, travelling Europe with her typewriter in a pillowcase. From J.K.'s irreverent, ironic perspective, Levy charts a new, dizzying, end-of-the-century world of shifting boundaries and displaced peoples.

  • Published: 18 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241400203
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Deborah Levy

Deborah Levy writes fiction, plays and poetry. Her work has been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, and she is the author of numerous books, including the essay 'Things I Don't Want to Know'and the early novels Swallowing Geography and Beautiful Mutants. Her novel Swimming Home was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, 2012 Specsavers National Book Awards and 2013 Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize.

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Praise for Swallowing Geography

One of the few British writers comfortable on a world stage

New Statesman

Levy is a brilliant writer

Telegraph

An exciting writer, sharp and shocking as the knives her characters wield

Sunday Times

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