The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot

The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot

Lottie collects dead creatures and lovingly cares for them, hoping to preserve them, to save them from disintegration. Her father understands—Lottie has a scientific mind, he thinks. Her aunt wants it to stop, and she goes to cruel lengths to make sure it does. And her mother? Lottie’s mother died long ago. And Lottie is searching for a way to be close to her.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism & racial slurs
  • Sexism
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a mother
  • Kidnapping & captivity
  • Hostage situation
  • Blackmail
  • Fire
  • Drowning
  • Building collapse
  • Colonialism
  • Graphic animal death & dead bodies (theme)