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Furies: Stories of the wicked, wild and untamed (Hardcover)

Furies: Stories of the wicked, wild and untamed By Margaret Atwood, Ali Smith (With), Emma Donoghue (With), Chibundu Onuzo (With), Caroline O'Donoghue (With), Linda Grant (With), Susie Boyt (With), Stella Duffy (With), Kamila Shamsie (With), Helen Oyeyemi (With), Rachel Seiffert (With), CN Lester (With), Claire Kohda (With), Eleanor Crewes (With) Cover Image
By Margaret Atwood, Ali Smith (With), Emma Donoghue (With), Chibundu Onuzo (With), Caroline O'Donoghue (With), Linda Grant (With), Susie Boyt (With), Stella Duffy (With), Kamila Shamsie (With), Helen Oyeyemi (With), Rachel Seiffert (With), CN Lester (With), Claire Kohda (With), Eleanor Crewes (With)
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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

About the Author


Between them, the authors of Furies have published over 200 works, with numerous national and international bestsellers. They have won awards including the Booker Prize, Giller Prize, International Booker Prize, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Graphic Novels & Comics, Stonewall Book Award, Ferro-Grumley Award, Women's Prize for Fiction, Orange Prize, Betty Trask Award, PEN Open Book Award, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction, Goldsmiths Prize, and Encore Award; and they have been nominated for countless others. Together, their books have sold millions worldwide.

Praise For…


This anthology is all killer, no fillerRed Magazine

A slick collection of clever tales, with something for bluestockings and banshees alike—Observer

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 plotsThe Scotsman

Delightful and thought-provokingPerspective

Spell-binding . . . these vivid works of imagination are further proof that, back in 1973, Virago's founder Carmen Calil was on to something—Kiran Duggal, Harper's Bazaar

A collection of dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiringDaily Mirror

A collection of wild works by wild women is the perfect tribute to Virago's impact and legacyTortoise Media

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 plotsThe Press and Journal

Definitely where power and feminist rage meetStylist

[Furies addresses] the full panoply of 'isms' such as racism, ageism, heroism, terrorism, and classism, all congregated under feminism—Irish Examiner
Product Details
ISBN: 9780349017143
ISBN-10: 034901714X
Publisher: Virago
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 304
Language: English