JELLYFISH: Paperback edition now in print: review snippets

An exquisite story collection  The Guardian

 

With this electrifying volume Galloway proves herself a truly powerful writer  The Independent

 

Dazzling    The Skinny 

 

This is a short-story collection to savour, by one of the foremost Scottish writers of her generation 

 Irish Times 

 

Utterly outstanding stories ... I felt I'd accompanied characters who were precious and vulnerable through watery emotional light and dark, and surfaced richer and stronger, supremely conscious of that balance between our strengths and our frailties. 

Northwords Now

 

Jellyfish should be taken in by slow osmotic indulgence, and not guzzled in a glut of page-turning ... acute observation delivers powerful characters you want to grasp and lift out of the pages, slap across the face or embrace empathically. In what seem to be very ordinary lives lie some extraordinary stories.

Dundee University Review of the Arts

 

Tales of the desperate and surreal   Spectator

 

Janice Galloway shows her genius for the ‘ouch’ principle: the collision of something vulnerable  with something sadistic 

Numero Cinq

 

Love, anger, loss, desire – there are passions on show which are palpable, and in which she stirs the senses like few writers can. 

Scots Whay Hae