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Zaina Arafat

You Exist Too Much

€12,95
Told in vignettes that flash between the US and the Middle East, Zaina Arafat's powerful debut novel traces her protagonist's progress from blushing teen to creative and confused adulthood. In Brooklyn, she moves into an apartment with her first serious girlfriend and tries to content herself with their comfortable relationship. Soon, her longings, so deeply hidden during her teenage years, explode out into reckless romantic encounters and obsessions with other people, which results in her seeking unconventional help to face her past traumas and current demons.

As heard on Radio 2 Book Club, this captivating novel is perfect for readers who love Maggie Nelson and Garth Greenwell. Opening up the fantasies and desires of one young woman caught between cultural, religious and sexual identities, You Exist Too Much is a captivating story charting two of our most intense longings - for love, and a place to call home. What people are saying about You Exist Too Much:'Real and deliciously messy.' Attitude'An elegantly written debut...



Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2021
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Pages: 272
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780349701776
ISBN 10: 0349701776

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You Exist Too Much

€12,95