Beat Sterchi is a Swiss teacher and author based in Berne.
'A memorable and great fiction' * Observer *
'An important stir-casting first novel [with a] gentle, lyrical flavour' * London Review of Books *
'An original, powerful, important novel' * Sunday Telegraph *
It is both captivating and mesmerising... Its pathos and meaning demand to be read and paid attention to in a world where food has never been more political' * Irish Independent *
Cow's timely republication enables this intensely Swiss novel to address seriously today's global concerns with migration, ecological sustainability and the ethical treatment of animals... It is a monumental and unmissable landmark in Swiss literature' * Swiss Riveter *
'The pages have almost a bovine whiff to them, so immersed are you in the world of Swiss dairy farming' * Bath Life *