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The Nine-Chambered Heart

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
The kaleidoscopic story of one woman as seen through the eyes of those she has loved or been loved by.

In gemlike chapters, nine characters illuminate an unknowable woman. From the school art teacher who sees a spark of talent in her, to the man whose fleeting passion with her could change his life, to the female student whose friendship turns into love. This kaleidoscopic novella builds a life with colour, with light and dark, and in turn asks the listener: how does the world see you?

The Nine-Chambered Heart is a deeply affecting, luminous and fine-boned novel that explores the nature of intimacy and how each connection you make forms who you are.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Superb. She had me at page one." - Chris Cleave

"Whatever Janice Pariat is doing in these vignettes – unravelling layers, offering shards, making and unmaking a heart – she forces you to alter your vision. By turning the intimate eye of love inside out, she’s saying, here is the real wonder: a whole is made of many broken parts. It is a startling way to look at ourselves, to reach for the stories of our own hearts." - Tishani Doshi


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Used availability for Janice Pariat's The Nine-Chambered Heart

Hardback Editions

May 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
ISBN: 0-00-827254-9 / 978-0-00-827254-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
ISBN: 0-00-827256-5 / 978-0-00-827256-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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December 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
ISBN: 0-00-827253-0 / 978-0-00-827253-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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Audio Editions

June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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June 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Nine-Chambered Heart
Author(s): Janice Pariat
Publisher: The Borough Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU