Northwood: Maryse Meijer (WILLIAMSBURG)

Part fairy tale, part horror story, Northwood is a genre-breaking novella told in short, brilliant, beautifully strange passages. The narrator, a young woman, has fled to the forest to pursue her artwork in isolation. While there, she falls in love with a married man she meets at a country dance. The man is violent, their affair even more so. As she struggles to free herself, she questions the difference between desire and obsession--and the brutal nature of intimacy. Packaged with a cover and end papers by famed English artist Rufus Newell and inventive, white-on-black text treatments by award-winning designer Jonathan Yamakami, Northwood is a work of art as well as a literary marvel.

Maryse Meijer is the author of Heartbreaker. She lives in Chicago.

Event date: 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

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76 North 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Northwood: A Novella Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948226011
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Black Balloon Publishing - November 6th, 2018