One of the most enjoyable travel books I've read
Helen Rumbelow, The Times
Beautifully written ... Moss grapples with new foods, customs and landscapes that are both oddly familiar and wildly alien in this absorbing memoir
Carl Wilkinson, Financial Times
A fascinating and unusual book, a genuine news from nowhere, the gripping account of one person thinking and perceiving for herself
Joanna Kavenna, Literary Review
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A Wolf in the Forest Wants
‘I biked to the hospital anyway, because it didn’t occur to me to think of an alternative form of transport.’
Sarah Moss on her admission to hospital.
In Conversation | The Online Edition
Two Ireland-based writers discussing national identity, disappointing holidays and art deco china.