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Ayiti

by Roxane Gay - £12.99  Little, Brown Book Group (Corsair) (2018)
hardback    ISBN 13: 9781472154170 | ISBN 10: 1472154177

From New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience.
 
In Ayiti, a married couple seeking boat passage to America prepares to leave their homeland. A young woman procures a voodoo love potion to ensnare a childhood classmate. A mother takes a foreign soldier into her home as a boarder, and into her bed. And a woman conceives a daughter on the bank of a river while fleeing a horrific massacre, a daughter who later moves to America for a new life but is perpetually haunted by the mysterious scent of blood.
 
Originally published by a small press, this edition will make Gay's debut widely available for the first time, including several new stories.

(Price & availability last checked: August 2018)

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