Something to be Tiptoed Around – Emma Marie Jones

We’ve kicked off Grattan Street Shorts with Emma Marie Jones’s wonderful book, Something to Be Tiptoed Around, which is now available in our shop. Our resident expert tells us it’s an experimental autobiography, which sounds daunting, and hardly begins to describe the entrancing quality of the writing.

“When you are a writer and a sore little piece of yourself breaks off and crystallises, you name it and you write a world for it and it becomes a story…”

In this stunning experimental mix of memoir and fictocriticism, Emma Marie Jones unravels the sinuous complexities of grief, loss, memory and femininity. Drawing on elements of Greek mythology and literary theory in ways that are surprising and imaginative, Something To Be Tiptoed Around is both deeply affecting and utterly human.


DETAILS

FORMAT: Paperback

SIZE: 203mm × 127mm

EXTENT: 104pp

ISBN (13): 9780987625304

PUBLICATION DATE: 24 May 2017