Fowl Eulogies (Paperback)

Fowl Eulogies By Lucie Rico, Daria Chernysheva (Translator) Cover Image
By Lucie Rico, Daria Chernysheva (Translator)
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"A quirky, moving novel propelled by love, grief, and violence." ―Kirkus Reviews

Fowl Eulogies is an absurd fairy tale for the ethical carnivore, fiction of perfect madness, of brutal and unprecedented humor. From the meadow to the supermarket, this dazzling first novel of mischief and feathers, brings to life the singular poetry of the industrial chicken.

Upon her mother's death, Paule Rojas, a vegetarian city-dweller, returns to the chicken farm where she grew up. Pressured to fulfil her mother's last request, Paule rediscovers pleasure and meaning in running the old family business. Yet, eager to bring something of herself to a family tradition, Paule embarks on increasingly intricate ways of helping the chickens to self-actualize before their deaths. She records the chickens' life stories, adding them to the labels that decorate the vacuum-packed meat sent off to market--an individual biography for every chicken. But not all runs smooth in her childhood village; Paule finds she has few friends and many enemies. She is forced to spread her wings, relocate her livestock, and oversee the construction of an urban farm of never-before-seen practices and proportions.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781642861310
ISBN-10: 1642861316
Publisher: World Editions
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English