The Mars Room (Hardback)

The Mars Room (Hardback)

Vintage Publishing

  • $119.00

The Flamethrowers author Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2018. It's a powerful tale of love, friendship and incarceration.

Romy Hall is starting two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility. Her crime? The killing of her stalker. Inside awaits a world where women must hustle and fight for the bare essentials. Outside: the San Francisco of her youth. The Mars Room strip club where she was once a dancer. Her seven-year-old son, Jackson.

As Romy forms friendships over liquor brewed in socks and stories shared through sewage pipes her future seems to unfurl in one long, unwavering line - until news from beyond the prison bars forces Romy to try and outrun her destiny.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 3.0cm x 16.0cm
  • Pages: 352

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