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By Laury A. Egan

the writer of "The Outcast Oracle" gives you 23 tales facing the metaphorical idea of fog as a nation produced via grief, psychological sickness, love, anger, spiritual fanaticism, dementia, ache, prejudice, or goals and the way the person refracts truth via those subtle prisms. Protagonists fight with actual and mental distortions that lead them down tricky paths, even if as a result of jealousy or hope in terms of enthusiasts or hypothermia skilled via a fallen mountain climber.

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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