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By Michele Adams

In this gleaming choice of tales drawn from the surreal fringe of existence, playful irony vies with extra poignant evocations of solitude, mortality, and the sunrise of sexual know-how – all bodied forth in a language that's exact, dependent, and fast. Storytellers are liars, yet as Picasso stated, “art is the lie that tells the truth,” and deceit is a motif the following: lies of omission or fee, in phrases or in deeds, to realize love or repel it, and past, to what our lies inform of the rift among physique and soul, dream and achievement: the basic, frequently comical ambiguity of human life. What will we really need? What can we desire? And what occurs if – or whilst – we achieve the gadgets of our wishes? From the unusual erotics of loved ones home equipment and grocery purchasing, pain of an unforeseen haircut, curious negotiations with intercourse – together with the mystically transformative strength of a bikini – to the surprise of a child’s first come across with loss of life, perverse seductions of mind's eye, tranced nighttime zones of go back and forth, and the darkish revenge of a lifestyles unlived, this assortment explores the borderland among internal and outer realities, making a sharply etched portrait of fraught cognizance suffering for stability among the trials and unexpected pleasures of being alive.

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