Psychological Literary Fiction

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By Michele Adams

In this glowing selection of tales drawn from the surreal fringe of lifestyles, playful irony vies with extra poignant evocations of solitude, mortality, and the sunrise of sexual expertise – all bodied forth in a language that's particular, dependent, and rapid. Storytellers are liars, yet as Picasso stated, “art is the lie that tells the truth,” and deceit is a motif right here: lies of omission or fee, in phrases or in deeds, to achieve love or repel it, and past, to what our lies inform of the rift among physique and soul, dream and achievement: the fundamental, usually comical ambiguity of human lifestyles. What will we really need? What can we want? And what occurs if – or whilst – we achieve the items of our wishes? From the unusual erotics of family home equipment and grocery purchasing, ache of an unforeseen haircut, curious negotiations with intercourse – together with the mystically transformative energy of a bikini – to the surprise of a child’s first come upon with loss of life, perverse seductions of mind's eye, tranced dead night 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 awareness suffering for stability among the trials and surprising pleasures of being alive.

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