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Open Throat by Henry Hoke (PRE-ORDER)

Open Throat by Henry Hoke (PRE-ORDER)

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Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction

'An instant classic' - The Guardian

I’ve never eaten a person but today I might . . .

A queer and dangerously hungry mountain lion lives in the drought-devastated land under the Hollywood sign, overlooking the city that humans call ‘ellay’. Lonely and fascinated by humanity’s foibles, the lion spends their days grappling with the complexities of their own identity, and ultimately the question: Do they want to eat a person, or become one?

'A bloody masterpiece.' - MELISSA BRODER, author of The Pisces

'Witty, emotional and gripping, Open Throat is a short but savage thrill ride' - The Independent

'Open Throat is Bret Easton Ellis meets mountain lion in the Hollywood Hills . .

. it already has people talking' - The Sunday Times

Publication: 4 Jul 2024, Pan Macmillan, Picador
ISBN: 9781035007783

Extent: 176 pages

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