Helen Zahavi   

W r i t e r

"And there was Helen Zahavi's hideous, kinky little

revenge-novel of violence done to men"

Salman Rushdie

"What is genuinely subversive - and therefore ritually punished - is writing

like Zahavi's, writing that lets the animals finally speak"

​Naomi Wolf

Welcome to the website of Helen Zahavi, author of Dirty Weekend, True Romance and Donna and the Fatman.

All three novels provoked very strong -- sometimes outraged -- reactions, and have been widely reviewed and translated

Please click on the links above for reviews, extracts and interviews, and for film clips from the Michael Winner movie of Dirty Weekend.

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Le Monde

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