“The young British novelist A. K. Blakemore follows her cult hit debut The Manningtree Witches with another hard-edged historical novel, The Glutton. This new book is set during the French Revolution and is inspired by a man with an insatiable (perhaps even cannibalistic) appetite reported in an 18th-century paper. At once horrible and hallucinatory, The Glutton should appeal to fans of Ottessa Moshfegh.” Read more...
Notable Novels of Fall 2023
Five Books Editor