Chloe Caldwell

‘I have meditated repeatedly on what it was about Finn that had me so dismantled.’

A young woman moves from the countryside to the city.
Inexplicably, in¬exorably and immediately, she falls in love with another woman for the first time in her life.
Finn is nineteen years older than her, wears men’s clothes, has a cocky smirk of a smile – and a long-term girlfriend.
With precision, wit and tenderness, Women charts the frenzy and the fall out of love.

Reviews of Women

    • ‘A beautiful read / a perfect primer for an explosive lesbian affair / an essential truth’ Lena Dunham
    • ‘Her prose has a reckless beauty that feels to me like magic’ Cheryl Strayed
    • ‘A breathless comet-book that commands an evening with your heart, and a next-day pass-along to all the women you treasure’ Bustle
    • ‘One of the most endearing and exciting writers of a generation’ L A Review of Books
    • ‘Heady, evocative and sensual. Caldwell’s exploration of relationships and identity blends brutal and fragile truths with great skill. A remarkable talent’ Anneliese Mackintosh
    • ‘I’ll read anything Chloe Caldwell writes. She’s a rare bird: fearless, dark, prolific, unpretentious, and truly honest’ Elisa Albert

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