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Head of Zeus
Dis Mem Ber
Dis Mem Ber by Joyce Carol Oates

From the towering imagination of Joyce Carol Oates, literary icon and author of BLONDE, now a major motion picture, seven feverishly unsettling works of suspense..

A precocious eleven-year-old, in thrall to the mysterious black sheep of the family, climbs into his sky-blue Chevy to be driven to an uncertain, unforgettable, fate. A university student becomes obsessed with the murder of a female classmate as her own sense of self deteriorates. A recent widow grieves inside her lakefront home and fantasizes about transforming into a great flying predator – unerring and pitiless in the hunt.

These meticulously crafted, deeply disquieting stories confront the dangers that surround us, and the dangers that lurk within.

Reviews for Joyce Carol Oates:

'A writer of extraordinary strengths.' Guardian
'Oates chillingly depicts the darkness lurking within the everyday.' Sunday Express
'Both haunting and sublime.' Literary Review
'Splendidly chilling.' Financial Times
'Visceral, psychologically involving, and socially astute.' Booklist

Head of Zeus, an Apollo book * Horror
14 Apr 2022 * 256pp * £8.99 * 9781801102971
REVIEWS
PRAISE FOR JOYCE CAROL OATES:

'Oates is simply the most consistently inventive, brilliant, curious and creative writer going, as far as I'm concerned' Gillian Flynn.

'A collection that displays Oates's ability to inhabit distinctive voices to chilling effect' Observer.

'An unsettling read worth every resulting jump in the night' Daily Mail.

'Oates chillingly depicts the darkness lurking within the everyday' Sunday Express.

'A writer of extraordinary strengths'
 Guardian
Author
Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates, literary icon, is the author of more than 70 books, including the bestselling novels We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde. Among her many honours are the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and the National Book Award. Oates is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. Follow Joyce on @JoyceCarolOates
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