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Polluted Sex

by Lauren Foley - £9.99  Influx Press (2022)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781910312919 | ISBN 10: 1910312916

"Lauren Foley is a gifted, fearless writer. These vivid, dynamic stories range from the visceral to the experimental with moments of intense, expressive lyricism. They announce a strong new voice on the literary scene, bound to make her presence felt in years to come."
(Lia Mills)
"A brave and boisterous new voice in Irish fiction."
(June Caldwell)
A pregnant woman takes the ferry to the UK.
 
A fractious intimate relationship develops between an Irish woman, an English man, and her girlfriend.
 
Two ungendered characters contest the same female body.
 
A deserted wife takes a lover but remains unsatisfied.
 
Lauren Foley’s debut collection of dramatic short stories, Polluted Sex, is fearless in its depiction of women’s bodies and sexuality, offering an unflinching window into Irish girl and womanhood.

(Price & availability last checked: May 2022)

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