Woman, Eating

Woman, Eating

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/04/2023
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Woman, Eating
The Domestic Life of the Modern Vampire
An extremely odd yet compelling book about a young woman who is a vampire. She is also figuring out how to be a human being and finding the juxtaposition o... READ MORE
Katy Wheatley
Woman, Eating
Not Enough Bite
I am a hardcore fan of vampire fiction, but with "Woman, Eating" I found myself fighting to finish the novel in frustration. So much of the dialogue is bro... READ MORE


Lydia is hungry. She's always wanted to try sashimi and ramen, onigiri and udon - the food her Japanese father liked to eat - but the only thing she can digest is blood. Yet Lydia can't bring herself to prey on humans, and sourcing fresh pigs' blood in London - where she is living away from her Malaysian-British mother for the first time and trying to build a career as an artist - is much more difficult than she'd anticipated. If Lydia is to find a way to exist in the world, she must reconcile the conflicts within her - between her demon and human sides, her mixed ethnic heritage and her relationship with food, and, in turn, humans. Before any of this, however, she must eat.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349015637
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 18 mm

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