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Furies

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9780349017143

Price: £16.99

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‘Wonderful . . . all killer, no filler’ Red Magazine
‘Dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring’ Daily Mirror
‘Where power and feminist rage meet’ Stylist
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A fun and fearless anthology of feminist tales, by fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers:

Margaret Atwood, Susie Boyt, Eleanor Crewes, Emma Donoghue, Stella Duffy, Linda Grant, Claire Kohda, CN Lester, Kirsty Logan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Chibundu Onuzo, Helen Oyeyemi, Rachel Seiffert, Kamila Shamsie and Ali Smith – introduced by Sandi Toksvig.

DRAGON. TYGRESS. SHE-DEVIL. HUSSY. SIREN. WENCH. HARRIDAN. MUCKRAKER. SPITFIRE. VITUPERATOR. CHURAIL. TERMAGANT. FURY. WARRIOR. VIRAGO.

For centuries past, and all across the world, there are words that have defined and decried us. Words that raise our hackles, fire up our blood; words that tell a story.

In this blazing cauldron of a book, fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers have taken up their pens and reclaimed these words, creating an entertaining and irresistible collection of feminist tales for our time.

‘A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike’ Guardian

‘Delightful, thought-provoking’ Louisa Young, Perspectives

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Reviews

Some are historical, some are infused with the mystical and magical, some have threads of fierce commentary and some are laugh-out-loud funny. All of them fizz with energy, meaning and page-turner plots
The Scotsman
Definitely where power and feminist rage meet
Stylist
Some stories are historical, some are infused with the mystical and magical, some have threads of fierce commentary and some are laugh-out-loud funny. All of them fizz with energy, meaning and page-turner plots
The Press and Journal
Delightful and thought-provoking
Perspective
A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike
Observer
A collection of wild works by wild women is the perfect tribute to Virago's impact and legacy
Tortoise Media
Spell-binding . . . these vivid works of imagination are further proof that, back in 1973, Virago's founder Carmen Calil was on to something
Kiran Duggal, Harper's Bazaar
[Furies addresses] the full panoply of 'isms' such as racism, ageism, heroism, terrorism, and classism, all congregated under feminism
Irish Examiner
A collection of dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring
Daily Mirror
This anthology is all killer, no filler
Red Magazine