Scorper

A Novel

Rob Magnuson Smith

Published: 1 October 2015
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 272 pages
ISBN: 9781783781065
£8.99

Overview

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.


About the author

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ROB MAGNUSON SMITH teaches creative writing at the University of Exeter and is a contributing editor to Playboy magazine. His debut novel The Gravedigger won the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award. He is half-American, half-English. More about the author





 
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