Martin John by Anakana Schofield audiobook

Martin John

By Anakana Schofield
Read by Anakana Schofield

Knopf Canada 9781771960342
6.71 Hours 1
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Martin John’s mam says that she is glad he is done with it. But is Martin John done with it? He says he wants it to stop, his mother wants it to stop, we all want it to stop. But is it really what Martin John wants? He had it in his mind to do it and he did it. Harm was done when he did it. Harm would continue to be done. Who will stop Martin John? Will you stop him? Should she stop him? From Anakana Schofield, the brilliant author of the best-selling Malarky, comes a darkly comic novel circuiting through the mind, motivations and preoccupations of a character many women have experienced but few have understood quite so well. The result confirms Schofield as one of the bravest and most innovative authors at work in English today.

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Summary

Summary

Martin John’s mam says that she is glad he is done with it. But is Martin John done with it? He says he wants it to stop, his mother wants it to stop, we all want it to stop. But is it really what Martin John wants? He had it in his mind to do it and he did it. Harm was done when he did it. Harm would continue to be done. Who will stop Martin John? Will you stop him? Should she stop him? From Anakana Schofield, the brilliant author of the best-selling Malarky, comes a darkly comic novel circuiting through the mind, motivations and preoccupations of a character many women have experienced but few have understood quite so well. The result confirms Schofield as one of the bravest and most innovative authors at work in English today.

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Author Bio: Anakana Schofield

Author Bio: Anakana Schofield Anakana Schofield is the author of the 2015 Giller Prize shortlisted novel Martin John, which was also a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the (UK) Goldsmiths Prize. Martin John received Editors’ Choice in the New York Timesand was named on many Best Books of 2015 lists. Schofield’s debut novel Malarky (2012) won the 2012 Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the 2013 Debut-Litzer Prize for Fiction in the United States and was a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. It was also selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick. Anakana Schofield has appeared at writers festivals all over Canada, the US, Europe and Asia, and has written many reviews for newspapers, including The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post. She also contributes to the London Review of Books blog. She was born and grew up in Ireland, and now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 6.71
Audience: Adult
Language: English