The Girl Aquarium

The Girl Aquarium

Paperback Published on: 25/04/2019
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The Girl Aquarium
A bold look at the inner lives of girls
An excellent collection. My favourite was definitely Hello Dark. In fact the third section was my favourite little collection. This is definitely a collect... READ MORE
Angie at Blackpool
The Girl Aquarium
A very nice little collection that combines the beautiful and grotesque in interesting and original ways. Wonderful language and imagery.
Abigail -Bookseller
The Girl Aquarium
Beautiful ideas
What initially drew me to this book was the cover, a bizarre image of an elephant underwater with a flamingo balancing on its trunk. However reading throug... READ MORE
Stacey at Llandudno
The Girl Aquarium
Beautiful & Grotesque
Reading these poems feels a bit like looking at the beautiful and grotesque in the face. Jen Campbell weaves her words to create a window into an almost fo... READ MORE


'I am impressed by the boldness, close to wildness, of Jen Campbell's imagination. As well as being fascinated, I take her very seriously.' - Christopher Reid Jen Campbell's first collection, The Girl Aquarium explores the realm of rotten fairy tales, the possession of body and the definition of beauty. Weaving between whispered science and circus, she turns a cracked mirror on society and asks who gets to control the twisted tales hiding in the wings.

  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781780374499
  • Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 7 mm

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