The Little Boy (Ebook)
A free eBook short from Mary Gaitskill, author of THE MARE
Praise for THE MARE
From the award-winning, bestselling author of THE MARE
As Mrs Bea Davis waits in the airport for her flight home after a strained visit to her daughter, she notices a bashful-looking little boy and his harried mother. Something about them prompts memories from across her life to flood her mind and overflow, and as she reflects on her childhood, her marriage, and the speed with which her two girls grew up, the lines between past and present blur.
Riveting, strange and beautifully told, this finest of Mary Gaitskill's short stories takes a mundane moment and spins it out into an unforgettable account of the emotional truth of a woman's whole life.
A masterful fictional contribution to the #MeToo debate, set to be the most fiercely debated book of the season
DON'T CRY is Mary Gaitskill's first collection of stories in over ten years, following her previous acclaimed collections, BAD BEHAVIOUR and B…
Beloved cult novel repackaged to join the Serpent's Tail Classics series
A profound, important novel about how love and family are shaped by place, race and class – now in paperback