A wickedly funny, feminist revenge fantasy novel of one fat woman's fight against sexism and the beauty industry.Wow... ferocious and hilarious - Margaret AtwoodA book with a message, loud and clear - GuardianPlum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you're fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. But when a mysterious woman starts following her, Plum finds herself involved with an underground community of women who live life on their own terms. At the same time, a dangerous guerrilla group called "Jennifer" begins to terrorize a world that mistreats women. As Plum grapples with her personal struggles, she becomes entangled in a sinister plot, the consequences of which are explosive.Part coming-of-age story, part revenge fantasy, Dietland is a bold, original and funny debut that takes on the beauty industry, gender equality and our weight loss obsession - from the inside out, and with fists flying.
Sarai Walker received her master's degree in Creative Writing from Bennington College, Vermont. She has written for magazines such as Seventeen and Mademoiselle and worked as an editor and writer for Our Bodies, Ourselves (www.ourbodiesourselves.org) before moving to London and then Paris to complete a Ph.D. She currently lives in the US. Dietland is her first novel.
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