The direct, acerbic writing here feels enjoyably characteristic of [Homes'] whole oeuvre...She narrates the stories in a pacy present tense, energised by amusing quips and details
Lara Feigel, Observer
Tim Smith-Laing, Daily Telegraph
Homes is... at her merciless satirical best in skewering the comedy of disappointment and dread, the squirm of self indulgence and self-justification'
Tessa Hadley, Guardian
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Days of Awe
Read the title story from AM Homes' dazzling new collection of short stories, Days of Awe, available now from Granta Books.
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The File: Lost Then Found
‘Even for those of us who feel we have integrated our history, there can be fragments, like shrapnel, that push to the surface without warning.’