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What Red Was

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What Red Was by Rosie Price
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Aug 27, 2019 | 336 Pages
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“Rosie Price has a dazzling gift for rendering the mechanisms of power and privilege viscerally real. With penetrating insight into the texture of trauma and enthralling prose, this is a book that succeeds in prying open our cultural moment and laying it bare for scrutiny.”—Alexandra Kleeman, author of You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

“One of the best books I’ve ever read about female rage and transgression. What Red Was is at once incredibly timely and one for the ages. A stealthily brilliant debut that people will be talking about for a long time.”—Lisa Gabriele, author of The Winters
 
“Gripping . . . A deeply necessary book, elegant and assured even as it burns at the center with cool, clear-eyed rage.”—Sophie Mackintosh, author of The Water Cure
 
A startling, powerful story of trauma, friendship, art, and privilege that shows how a single event can haunt us for years to come.”—Edan Lepucki, author of California and Woman No 17

“Occasionally a debut novel arrives that is so assured, so confident in its voice, so skilful in its plotting and characterisation that it seems like the work of a seasoned author. . . . What Red Was introduces an exciting new voice to fiction.”—The Guardian (UK)
 
“A young writer with a voice as fresh as new paint.”The Times (UK)

“This powerful novel handles its explosive plot with an admirable delicacy and offers an emotional portrait of friendship.”Publishers Weekly  

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