The amphibious cult classic: a magical tale of a suburban housewife's affair with a frogman...
Dorothy is a grieving housewife in the Californian suburbs; her husband is unfaithful, but they are too unhappy to get a divorce. One day, she is doing chores when she hears strange voices on the radio announcing that a green-skinned sea monster has escaped from the Institute for Oceanographic Research - but little does she expect him to arrive in her kitchen. Muscular, vegetarian, sexually magnetic, Larry the frogman is a revelation - and their passionate affair takes them on a journey beyond their wildest dreams ...
'Still outpaces, out-weirds, and out-romances anything today.' Marlon James
'Genius ... A broadcast from a stranger and more dazzling dimension.' Patricia Lockwood
'So curiously right, so romantically obverse, that it creates its own terrible, brilliant reality.' Sarah Hall
'A feminist masterpiece: tender, erotic, singular.' Carmen Maria Machado'
A devastating fable of mythic proportions... Wondrously peculiar.' Irenosen Okojie (foreword)
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