Book cover for Heresy



07 March 2024
384 pages
Imprint: Picador


Heresy is a brilliant book - sometimes frightening, occasionally funny, frequently unsettling and always a thrill to read. It probes painfully into the pathology of belief.
Enthralling . . . Heresy illuminates a forgotten world - and it's an absolute pleasure to read.
Enthralling ... What shines through is a kind of exasperated love for the tradition in which she was raised and an impossible-to-suppress laugh at the idea of a Virgin Mary who blasts out flames from every orifice as if it were some kind of Marvel superpower.
Brilliant, forthright and challenging … a fine book for those who like to think differently; it’s an enlightening, provocative, sharp exegesis of religious, and consequently human, history’