In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

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For years Carmen Maria Machado has struggled to articulate her experiences in an abusive same-sex relationship. In this extraordinarily candid and radically inventive memoir, Machado tackles a dark and difficult subject with wit, inventiveness and an inquiring spirit, as she uses a series of narrative tropes—including classic horror themes—to create an entirely unique piece of work which is destined to become an instant classic.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Body-shaming
  • Intimate partner violence, domestic abuse/violence, toxic relationship/s, cheating and emotional abuse
  • Sexual assault, sexual abuse and adult-minor relationship
  • Recreational marijuana use
  • Emesis
  • Suicidal ideation
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