Deborah Levy – Hot Milk
Rose is suffering from a strange illness and her doctors are mystified. Her daughter Sofia has brought her to the Spanish coast to find a cure with the infamous and controversial Dr Gomez – a man of questionable methods and motives. Intoxicated by thick heat and the seductive people who move through it, both women begin to see their lives clearly for the first time in years. Booker short-listed Hot Milk is a delirious fairy tale of feminine potency, a story both modern and timeless.