Scorper: a novel
Kustantaja: Granta, 2015
Originally published: 2014
Scorper, noun, a tool used to scoop out broad areas when engraving wood or metal. 'Scorper', novel, an uncanny and sinister tale of an eccentric American visitor to the small Sussex town of Ditchling, searching for stories about his grandfather. A tale of twitching curtains, severed hands and peculiar sexual practices. A book about Eric Gill's artistic legacy, his despicable behaviour and enduring influence. 'Scorper' is a strange and beautiful English comic masterpiece, with added bird bones.
strange tale, an american tracing his roots is embroiled in black arts.. a very unexpected ending.