Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors
An addictive, humorous, and poignant debut novel about the shock waves caused by one couple’s impulsive marriage.
Twenty-four-year-old British painter Cleo has escaped from England to New York and is still finding her place in the sleepless city when she meets Frank. He offers her the chance to be happy, the freedom to paint, and the opportunity to apply for a Green Card. As hilarious as it is heartbreaking, entertaining as it is deeply moving, Cleopatra and Frankenstein marks the entry of a brilliant and bold new talent.