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Marlen Haushofer

The Wall

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Written by Marlen Haushofer
Translated by Shaun Whiteside

An original take on the dystopian novel, this is the story of a woman who lives in isolation, separated from the rest of the world by an invisible wall

Format: Paperback
Pages: 248

While vacationing in a hunting lodge in the Austrian mountains, a middle-aged woman awakens one morning to find herself separated from the rest of the world by an invisible wall. With a cat, a dog, and a cow as her sole companions, she learns how to survive and cope with her loneliness.

Allegorical yet deeply personal and absorbing, The Wall is at once a critique of modern civilization, a nuanced and loving portrait of a relationship between a woman and her animals, a thrilling survival story, a Cold War-era dystopian adventure, and a truly singular feminist classic.

Read if you: secretly enjoy being unreachable for the day when you forget to bring your phone out.