The Corn Maiden by Joyce Carol Oates

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The Corn Maiden

Joyce Carol Oates presents an unbearably taut and terrifying tale combining the fury of folklore, adolescent insecurity and blood sacrifice in The Corn Maiden, a new novella followed by six other nightmarish stories.

'Even within the wild and tangled menagerie that comprises our literary landscape, Joyce Carol Oates is a startling creature, possessed of a speed and talent that hints at the uncanny ... The Corn Maiden provides further confirmation of a unique writer's restless, preternatural brilliance' Guardian.

Joyce Carol Oates presents an unbearably taut and terrifying tale combining the fury of folklore, adolescent insecurity and blood sacrifice in The Corn Maiden, a new novella followed by six other nightmarish stories.

'Even within the wild and tangled menagerie that comprises our literary landscape, Joyce Carol Oates is a startling creature, possessed of a speed and talent that hints at the uncanny ... The Corn Maiden provides further confirmation of a unique writer's restless, preternatural brilliance' Guardian.
Publisher: Mysterious Press ISBN: 9780802126023 Pages: