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The Water Cure The Handmaid S Tale Meets The Virgin Suicides In This Dystopic Feminist Revenge Fantasy About Three Sisters On An Isolated Island, Raised To Fear MenKing Has Tenderly Staked Out A Territory For His Wife And Three Daughters He Has Lain The Barbed Wire He Has Anchored The Buoys In The Water He Has Marked Out A Clear Message Do Not Enter Or Viewed From Another Angle Not Safe To Leave Here Women Are Protected From The Chaos And Violence Of Men On The Mainland The Cult Like Rituals And Therapies They Endure Fortify Them From The Spreading Toxicity Of A Degrading WorldBut When Their Father, The Only Man They Ve Ever Seen, Disappears, The Sisters Retreat Further Inward Until The Day Two Men And A Boy Wash Ashore Over The Span Of One Blistering Hot Week, A Psychological Cat And Mouse Game Plays Out Sexual Tensions And Sibling Rivalries Flare As The Sisters Confront The Amorphous Threat The Strangers Represent Can They Survive This Invasion And Will The Male Intruders A Haunting, Riveting Debut About The Capacity For Violence And The Potency Of Female Desire, The Water Cure Both Devastates And Astonishes As It Reflects Our Own World Back At Us

  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • The Water Cure
  • Sophie Mackintosh
  • 03 May 2019
  • 9780525562832

About the Author: Sophie Mackintosh

Sophie Mackintosh was born in South Wales in 1988, and is currently based in London Her fiction, essays and poetry have been published by Granta, The White Review, The New York Times and The Stinging Fly, among others Her short story Grace was the winner of the 2016 White Review Short Story Prize, and her story The Running Ones won the Virago Stylist Short Story competition in 2016.Sophie s debut novel