Little scratch (2021)

WATSON Rebecca

little scratch tells the story of a day in the life of an unnamed woman, living in a lower-case world of demarcated fridge shelves and office politics; clock-watching and WhatsApp notifications. In a voice that is fiercely wry, touchingly delicate and increasingly neurotic, the protagonist relays what it takes to get through the quotidian detail of that single trajectory – from morning to night – while processing recent sexual violence.

little scratch is about the coexistence of monotony with our waking, intelligent lives. It is a powerful evocation of how the external and internal aspects of our lives exist in a helix, and what it means to live out the course of a single day consumed by trauma.

  • - Année de publication : 2021
  • - Pages : 211
  • - Éditeur : Faber & Faber
  • - Langue : Anglais

A propos de l'auteur :

WATSON Rebecca :

Rebecca Watson is Assistant Arts Editor at the Financial Times. Her work has been published in the Times Literary Supplement and Granta. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the White Review Short Story Prize.

(c) Sophie Davidson

La maison d'édition :

Faber & Faber :

Founded in 1929 in London, Faber is one of the world's great publishing houses.

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