Life As A Unicorn
by Amrou Al-Kadhi
Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first laid eyes on Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone. It was love at first sight.
Amrou's parents weren't so happy…
From that moment on, Amrou began searching in all the wrong places for ways to make their divided self whole again.
Life as a Unicorn is a hilarious yet devastating story of a search for belonging, following the painful and surprising process of transforming from a god-fearing Muslim boy to a queer drag queen, strutting the stage in seven-inch heels and saying the things nobody else dares to ….
SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020
WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD
Page Count: 304 Pages
Imprint: 4th Estate
Published: Sept 2020