Swallowing Geography

Swallowing Geography


A stunning early novel by the twice Booker-shortlisted author of Hot Milk and Swimming Home, Deborah Levy.

Like her namesake Jack Kerouac, J.K. is always on the road, travelling Europe with her typewriter in a pillowcase. From J.K.'s irreverent, ironic perspective, Levy charts a new, dizzying, end-of-the-century world of shifting boundaries and displaced peoples.

'An exciting writer, sharp and shocking as the knives her characters wield' Sunday Times

'Levy is a brilliant writer' Telegraph

'Levy's strength is her originality of thought and expression' Jeanette Winterson


  • One of the few British writers comfortable on a world stage
    New Statesman

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Deborah Levy

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