"I asked men to tell me what a real man is. I asked my father. I asked the man I sat next to in Year 11 Chemistry. I asked a man I met at a pub one night and every man I dated over a two year period. I asked almost 100 men. This is what I heard." â€” Emma Mary Hall
Over 15 darkly funny chapters, Ode to Man is a lyrical and confronting exploration into the state of modern man and romantic ambition in a world where woman dare dream to have it all.
Read Emma Mary Hall's State of Play Essay here.