We're delighted to see Richard House longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. We published this short story by Richard back in 2010, a compelling slice of obsession and loss.

Richard House’s The Kills is shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. An epic literary project spanning three interlinking novels, it's set to be one of the literary events of the year. His previous novels, Bruiser and Uninvited, are published by Serpent's Tail. His collaborative projects with Chicago-based group Haha are documented online at His fiction and co-authored short films have received support from the Arts Council and the UK Film Council. He lectures in creative writing at the University of Birmingham.