A gull falls from the sky and strikes a council worker on the Essex beach below. He is obsessed, a crazed visionary repeatedly depicting the scene and the unknown figure within in it who filled his view at the moment of impact
Harriet Paige was born in 1979 and grew up in Devon. She lives in East London with her husband and three children. Man with a Seagull on his head is her debut novel.
Short-listed for The Guardian's NOT THE BOOKER 2017.