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Ottessa Moshfegh

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Penguin Random House

ISBN: 9781784707422


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My Year of Rest and Relaxation follows the story of a young woman in Manhattan who decides to embark on a year-long experiment of total isolation and sedative-induced sleep. As she navigates this self-imposed hibernation, the novel delves into themes of identity, depression, and the pursuit of escape from societal pressures. Ottessa Moshfegh’s darkly comedic and incisive narrative explores the complexities of modern life and mental health through the protagonist’s radical attempt to disengage from the world.

Why You Should Read This Book

  •  Dive into a unique narrative about self-imposed isolation and the desire to escape societal expectations.
  •  Enjoy Moshfegh’s sharp, darkly comedic writing that provides a critical and often humorous look at contemporary life and mental health.
  •  Reflect on the protagonist’s psychological journey and the themes of identity, disconnection, and personal crisis.
  • Experience a fresh and unconventional approach to storytelling that challenges traditional narrative structures.
  •  Engage with themes that resonate with modern issues of mental health and societal pressures.

About the Author

 Ottessa Moshfegh is an American author known for her provocative and often darkly comic writing. Born in 1981, Moshfegh’s work frequently explores themes of identity, isolation, and the human condition. Her other notable works include Eileen and Homesick for Another World. Moshfegh’s distinctive voice and incisive observations have garnered critical acclaim and a strong following in contemporary literature.

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