The Miraculous Cairn | Christopher Priest | Granta Magazine

The Miraculous Cairn

Christopher Priest

‘I shrank from her as once before I had shrunk from Seri, but Bella took my wrist in her hand, thrust my clenched fingers between her legs, clamped down on me, thrusting herself against my knuckles in repeated spasms.’

Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest was born in 1943 in Cheadle, a suburb of Manchester. He was educated at Manchester Warehouseman, Clerk’s Orphan School and, after leaving school, had a wide variety of jobs. Since 1968, he has lived entirely from his writing, which includes six novels, two story collections and one children’s book. His work has been translated into a number of languages, including Hebrew, Japanese, Russian and Bulgarian. In 1983, he was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.

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