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By Michele Adams

In this glowing selection of tales drawn from the surreal fringe of existence, playful irony vies with extra poignant evocations of solitude, mortality, and the sunrise of sexual understanding – all bodied forth in a language that's unique, based, and instant. Storytellers are liars, yet as Picasso acknowledged, “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 success: the basic, frequently comical ambiguity of human life. What can we really need? What can we want? And what occurs if – or while – we achieve the items of our wishes? From the unusual erotics of loved ones home equipment and grocery procuring, agony 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 upon with loss of life, perverse seductions of mind's eye, tranced hour of darkness zones of shuttle, 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 attention suffering for stability among the rigors and surprising pleasures of being alive.

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