Something About the Animal

Something About the Animal

Stories

Book - 2011
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In Something About the Animal , Cathy Stonehouse's first collection of short fiction, the world keeps coming apart at the seams: these are stories of imminent and often destructive crisis, which in their form and structure capture the hysterical edge of hallucinatory madness in a way few writers have ever managed. These are stories about the search for meaning, of fragile, haunted understanding; real life horror stories, stories bleakly, blackly humorous, but also imbued with real hope, generosity, and beauty; stories simply not reducible to cover copy. Cathy Stonehouse is a nightmarishly gifted author, and Something About the Animal is that rather magical exception to the rule; a truly breathtaking, unforgettable debut.

Publisher: Emeryville, Ont. : Biblioasis, c2011.
ISBN: 9781897231982
1897231989
Branch Call Number: STONE
Characteristics: 219 p.

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