Helen Oyeyemi recorded a video for Librairie D+Q for Peaces: A Novel!

June 8, 2021

The inimitable Helen Oyeyemi made us a video for Librairie Drawn & Quarterly for her new book Peaces: A Novel

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The book has received heaps of praise & as your neighbourhood booksellers we can attest to this being a wonderful book!

“A gay couple embarked on a fantastical Orient Express, a mongoose with attitude, a mysterious woman disposed to prophetic pronouncements: welcome back to the magical, maddening milieu of Oyeyemi’s singular fiction, in which trapdoors spring open and revelations emerge like Russian nesting dolls.”
—O Magazine

“Oyeyemi is a master of leaps of thought and inference, of shifty velocity, and the story’s long setup has the discombobulating quality of walking through a moving vehicle while carrying a full-to-the-brim cup of very hot tea. . . .
The New York Times
“[A] deeply, intoxicatingly romantic novel . . . Peaces is elliptical and strange and funny.”

“A surrealist tale of love, heartbreak, and being haunted by the past.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Entrancing. . . .  lyrical, almost magical prose.”

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Of course we've got Peaces in stock, along with Oyeyemi's (extensive & wonderful) backlist! 

Oyeyemi filmed the video from the UK exclusively for your local neighborhood bookstore. She gives a brief description of the book & then proceeds to read an excerpt. Click through to bring Oyeyemi's + a windy London day to the screen! 

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