Jaeggy seems to have crushed a glass in her palm and tweezed out a few shards for the page. Her prose is indeed extraordinary…it is also frightening.

The Rumpus

Sensational, hyper-distilled new stories by the inimitable Fleur Jaeggy

I Am the Brother of XX

Fiction by Fleur Jaeggy

Translated by Gini Alhadeff

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Paperback (published July 25, 2017)

ISBN
9780811225984
Price US
14.95
Price CN
19.95
Trim Size
5x7
Page Count
128

Ebook (published July 25, 2017)

ISBN
9780811225991

Fleur Jaeggy

Fleur Jaggy is a translator and novelist.

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Jaeggy seems to have crushed a glass in her palm and tweezed out a few shards for the page. Her prose is indeed extraordinary…it is also frightening.

The Rumpus

Swiss-Italian Jaeggy, a master of the short form, again creates something unforgettable with these otherworldly stories…an intensely beautiful and original collection that bristles with a strange and often disturbing magic.

—Claire Kohda Hazelton, The Guardian

This book is twisted and hypnotizing and, somehow, downright lovely. Reading it is not unlike diving naked and headlong into a bramble of black rosebushes, so intrigued you are by their beauty: it’s a swift, prickly undertaking, and you emerge the other end bloodied all over.

—Daniel Johnson, the Paris Review

Fleur Jaeggy’s pen is an engraver’s needle depicting roots, twigs, and branches of the tree of madness—extraordinary.

—Joseph Brodsky

A wonderful, brilliant, savage writer.

—Susan Sontag