By Laury A. Egan
Shortlisted for the celebrated united kingdom Saboteur prize.
“This is an unusual assortment and it really is uncommonly stable. Ms. Egan is a author for whom phrases don’t explode, they sparkle. She has a manner of ‘wearing’ the characters she writes. She is a wandering guy, a set-upon boy, a lady for whom a couple of trainers are as magical as Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and a jilted lesbian lover. She is black, she is white, and that i think she will be Martian if she selected. The plots of those tales should not convoluted tips. they're as basic and uncomplicated as a quiet feud among acquaintances, yet as deep as emotions of hate and love can ever be.”
—Jon Zech, writer of greenback & Tangee
“A mixed-genre number of wealthy, provocative stories. From ruminations at the repercussions of time to mind-bending tours into the supernatural, examinations of cruelty and kindness to incisive courting reports, Egan’s tales are a lovely mix of favor, plot, and characterization and express a deep knowing of human nature.”
—Greg Miller, writer of The Uncanny Valley: stories from a misplaced Town
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