The fatal strength of the Goliath
Fiction has long depicted a heroic yet fatal masculinity that exemplifies extreme strength. But who is this 'giant'?
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Fiona Mozley was born in Hackney but grew up in York and studied at Cambridge before moving to Buenos Aires for a year - without speaking any Spanish. After briefly working at a literary agency in London, she moved back to York to complete a PhD in Medieval Studies. She also has a weekend job at The Little Apple Bookshop in York. 'Elmet' is her first novel and it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017.