Helen Oyeyemi

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07 March 2019
304 pages

Helen Oyeyemi, the prize-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What is Not Yours is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel about motherhood, family legacy and . . . gingerbread.

A truly exceptional work of fiction, by a writer we should be delirious to have as a contemporary

Independent on What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

Enchanting . . . the breadth of Oyeyemi's imagination is impressive, teetering, as ever, on the edge of magical realism. Her use of fairytales, folklore and ghost stories is distinctly reminiscent of the work ofAngela Carter . . . inviting, luscious prose

Guardian on What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

Wild, luscious and startling . . . Oyeyemi glides seamlessly across time, space and genre

Financial Times on What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours