Sofka Zinovieff was born in London, has Russian ancestry and divides her time between Greece and England. She is the acclaimed author of three works of non-fiction: "Eurydice Street",
"Red Princess", and "The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me", a New York Times
Editors' Choice 2015. She has written two novels, "The House on Paradise Street" and her latest book, "Putney" - an explosive and thought-provoking novel about the far-reaching repercussions of an illicit relationship between a young girl and a much older man.
"Putney" is published in the UK in July 2018, in the US and Canada in August 2018.
Advance praise for "Putney":
Zinovieff's dark and disturbing novel delicately probes the lines between abuse and consent in this atmospheric, intelligent and ambiguous story (i, 30 best books to take on holiday in summer 2018)
The ultimate taboo brought to life in a way that's thrillingly disturbing and evocative. I couldn't leave it (Mary Portas)
This is a really important book. I loved it. Thought provoking, emotionally complex, and tackling the topic of the day - the blurred area between consent and abuse (Esther Freud)
- A Novel
- By: Sofka Zinovieff
- Narrated by: Michelle Ford
- Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
Masterfully told from three diverse viewpoints - victim, perpetrator, and witness - Putney is a subtle and enormously powerful novel about consent, agency, and what we tell ourselves to justify what we do, and what others do to us....
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Regular price: $30.79