Contemporary Fiction | The Men | Fanny Calder

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I’m delighted to be sharing an extract with you from The Men by Fanny Calder.

I could identify with the scene in the extract, having experienced something similar to this myself. I wonder if you will?

The publishers, The Real Press, are also generously offering a paperback in a giveaway to one of my UK readers. Don’t miss it!

Book cover for The Men by Fanny Calder

A darkly brilliant debut novel by Fanny Calder, and arguably essential reading for the feminist hedonist woman in your life.

City life in the 1990s. Anonymous, intense, paradoxical and sometimes lonely. A young, haunted woman falls in love with a singer. She finds she has been consumed by the relationship and when it ends – as it inevitably does – she feels unable to quite rediscover herself. Cities can draw you into even darker places, and she embarks on a series of intense relationships with thirteen men of very different types, from a rough sleeper to a millionaire, and from a transvestite to a leading politician. As she is propelled through a series of extraordinary adventures and wild parties she finds she begins to lose her own identity. Is there a way out?

The Men by Fanny Calder is published by The Real Press and is available to purchase in digital and paperback formats.

Book extract

Check out this 5* review on Terry Tyler Book Reviews.

Fanny Calder is a writer and environmental campaigner who lives in London with her daughter, her poodle and her whippet. She no longer goes to quite so many parties. Connect with her on Twitter @fannycalder.


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Family comes first! I'm married with two son's in their 20's and have a little more time now to follow my passions. I love my role as an Inclusion Lead in KS2 and I'm passionate about early help. I'm a member of Bournemouth's Early Help Operational Board working alongside others to instigate change and growth. I'm also passionate about my love of reading, being out in nature and creating with crochet. I've been blogging for eight years at Jera's Jamboree.

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