In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

In the Dream House: A Memoir

Carmen Maria Machado

nonfiction feminism lgbtqia+ memoir challenging dark reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2019


In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing experience with a charismatic but volatile woman, this is a bold dissection of the mechanisms and...
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