Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa

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Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa

Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa

ISBN
b76546c0-0277-3293-9a55-04b627f85bac
These eight stories reveal a world that’s both recognizable and strange: cities of anxiety and violence, where quiet inhabitants lead outwardly banal lives that conceal sinister interiors. The premises, both fantastic and surreal, are also eerily plausible; they often follow the logic of dreams where the real can appear in disguise. Though geographically rooted, the setting – from Ottawa to Toronto and the South of France – take on an ephemeral dimension: the geography is of the subconscious. With his darkly philosophical bent and sly humour, Alexis has fashioned an underworld and limned it with light. Despair quakes with life and sings with the imaginative brilliance of one of the most accomplished new talents writing today.
  • Categoría BISAC FIC029000
  • Formato Epub 3
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2020
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