Fifty Days

Fifty Days

High above the city, in a deserted apartment block, a beautiful ex-porn star is living alone. Gest has only fifty days to complete her self-imposed task. Her only contact with the outside world is through the Candy Girl, who has been hired to help with her work. But day by day self-containment becomes less possible. As time runs out, Gest is aware of a shadowy figure watching her from the opposite building.

‘Sensual, monstrous and bewitching… Quigley’s prose imparts constant shocks of lyricism, intensity and acuity.’
The Observer

‘With her spare, elegant pacing, Sarah Quigley creates a cool and distant/not-distant city where love and grief combine in a dangerously alluring mix.’
– Stella Duffy

‘Gripping… Quigley successfully portrays the knotty nature of relationships.’
Time Out

‘Quigley’s writing often has an obscure poetic quality… startlingly evocative…’

‘A powerful complex novel.’
The Press

‘Unique use of lyrical language and imagery.’
NZ Herald

‘Experimental, striking and interesting.’
Dominion Post