Please Read This Leaflet Carefully

Please Read This Leaflet Carefully

9781911585541

Karen Havelin's Please Read This Leaflet Carefully is a life told in reverse and a subversion of what we expect from stories of illness. Having been diagnosed with endometriosis in her twenties, we follow Laura Fjellstad in her struggle to live a normal life across New York, Paris and Oslo, fueled by her belief that to survive her chronic illness she must be completely self-reliant. Flowing backwards from 2016 to 1995, we meet Laura's younger selves: her healthier selves.

Laura as a daughter, a figure skater, a lover, and a mother-finally leading a life her own teenage self would be in awe of. To be devoured intensely in one sitting, Please Read This Leaflet Carefully is a remarkable debut novel with bracing emotional insights and piercing descriptions of pain that linger in one's mind long after the last page. It is also a beguiling meditation on relationships, motherhood, sexuality, pain and the limitations of our own bodies.
Regular price£11.99
/
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

We deliver to address in the UK only.

Shipments are sent via EVRI which takes 2-4 business days and you will receive a tracking number as soon as your order is dispatched.

Cinder House

2019

Adult Fiction

Modern Fiction and Literary Fiction

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Recently viewed