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Furies

Stories of the wicked, wild and untamed - feminist tales from 16 bestselling, award-winning authors
  • Authors
    • Margaret Atwood
    • Linda Grant
    • Emma Donoghue
    • Stella Duffy
    • Susie Boyt
    • Ali Smith
    • Helen Oyeyemi
    • Rachel Seiffert
    • CN Lester
    • Caroline O'Donoghue
    • Chibundu Onuzo
    • Eleanor Crewes
    • Kirsty Logan
    • Kamila Shamsie
    • Claire Kohda
    • Annie Hodson
Format
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Anticipated publication date

Mar 13, 2024

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'Wonderful . . . all killer, no filler' Red Magazine
'Dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring' Daily Mirror
'Where power and feminist rage meet' Stylist
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A fun and fearless anthology of feminist tales, by fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers
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Margaret Atwood, Susie Boyt, Eleanor Crewes, Emma Donoghue, Stella Duffy, Linda Grant, Claire Kohda, CN Lester, Kirsty Logan, Caroline O'Donoghue, Chibundu Onuzo, Helen Oyeyemi, Rachel Seiffert, Kamila Shamsie and Ali Smith - introduced by Sandi Toksvig.

DRAGON. TYGRESS. SHE-DEVIL. HUSSY. SIREN. WENCH. HARRIDAN. MUCKRAKER. SPITFIRE. VITUPERATOR. CHURAIL. TERMAGANT. FURY. WARRIOR. VIRAGO.

For centuries past, and all across the world, there are words that have defined and decried us. Words that raise our hackles, fire up our blood; words that tell a story.

In this blazing cauldron of a book, fifteen bestselling, award-winning writers have taken up their pens and reclaimed these words, creating an entertaining and irresistible collection of feminist tales for our time.

'A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike' Guardian

'Delightful, thought-provoking' Louisa Young, Perspectives

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  • Published: Mar 13 2024
  • 196 x 126mm
  • ISBN: 9780349017167
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Press Reviews

  • Red Magazine
    This anthology is all killer, no filler
  • Observer
    A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike
  • Perspective
    Delightful and thought-provoking
  • Kiran Duggal

    Harper's Bazaar
    Spell-binding . . . these vivid works of imagination are further proof that, back in 1973, Virago's founder Carmen Calil was on to something
  • Daily Mirror
    A collection of dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring
  • Tortoise Media
    A collection of wild works by wild women is the perfect tribute to Virago's impact and legacy
  • The Press and Journal
    Some stories are historical, some are infused with the mystical and magical, some have threads of fierce commentary and some are laugh-out-loud funny. All of them fizz with energy, meaning and page-turner plots
  • The Scotsman
    Some are historical, some are infused with the mystical and magical, some have threads of fierce commentary and some are laugh-out-loud funny. All of them fizz with energy, meaning and page-turner plots
  • Stylist
    Definitely where power and feminist rage meet
  • Irish Examiner
    [Furies addresses] the full panoply of 'isms' such as racism, ageism, heroism, terrorism, and classism, all congregated under feminism