Mr Fox

Mr Fox

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 10/02/2012
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Mr Fox
A different approach to magic realism.
An interesting novel that focuses on the power of imagination and how one man's fascination with his own literary invention threatens his relationships. Th... READ MORE
Maxine Blane at Argyle St
Mr Fox
Mr Fox
Mr Fox begins in 1938 as celebrated author St John Fox sits in his study, pondering bleakly on his latest work, when he receives an unexpected visit from h... READ MORE
Erin Britton


Mr Fox, by award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, is an beautiful and immersive exploration of the labyrinthine world of imagination, storytelling and love.

It's a bright afternoon in 1938 and Mary Foxe is in a confrontational mood. St John Fox, celebrated novelist, hasn't seen her in six years. He's unprepared for her afternoon visit, not least because she doesn't exist. He's infatuated with her. But he also made her up.

Will Mr Fox meet his muse's challenge, to stop murdering his heroines and explore something of love? What will his wife Daphne think of this sudden change in her husband? Can there be a happy ending - this time?

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9780330534697
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 199g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 18 mm

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