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The Book

We Are Made Of Diamond Stuff is an innovative and critically British novel, taking issue with the dream of national belonging. Set on the Isle of Wight, a small island off the south coast of England, it collides literary aesthetics with contemporary working class cultures and attitudes (B.S. Johnson and Reebok classics), works with themes of empire, embodiment and resistance, and interrogates autobiographical material including the queer migrant experience.


The Author

Isabel Waidner is a writer and critical theorist. Their books include We Are Made Of Diamond Stuff (2019), Gaudy Bauble (2017) and Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Literature (ed., 2018), published by Dostoyevsky Wannabe. Waidner is the co-curator of the event series Queers Read This at the Institute for Contemporary Art (with Richard Porter), and a lecturer at University of Roehampton, London.

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Pages: 113
Dimensions: 5 x 8 inch
ISBN: 978-1999924539
Cat No: DW-001-38
Imprint: Dostoyevsky Wannabe Originals
Publishing Model: Classic