Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls

In this darkly whimsical novel, the mundane life of a lonely housewife is upended when she befriends a humanoid sea creature that has escaped from a research facility. As their unlikely romance blossoms, the protagonist must navigate the complexities of love, betrayal, and the yearning for connection amidst the backdrop of suburban ennui. This surrealist tale blends elements of fantasy with poignant social commentary, challenging the boundaries between reality and imagination while exploring the depths of human emotion and the consequences of societal norms.

The 8635th greatest book of all time


Published
1982
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
111-139
Words
31,000
Original Language
English

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