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AM/PM by Amelia Gray

By Amelia Gray

If anything's going to save lots of the characters in Amelia Gray's debut from their bothered romances, their social improprieties, or their arms becoming claws, it is a John Mayer live performance tee. In AM/PM, impish humor and slicing perception are on complete reveal. Readers travel the lives of 23 characters throughout a hundred and twenty tales jam-packed with lizard tails, Schrödinger packing containers, and volcano love. June wakes up one morning lined in seeds; Leonard falls in love with a chaise front room; Betty insists every thing other than flora are a logo of her love for her husband; Andrew talks to his apartment in instances of situation. Written each morning and evening for 2 months, those short vignettes (50 to a hundred phrases) bear in mind Donald Barthelme of their whimsy and sophisticated but strong feelings. An intermittent love tale as visible via a darkly comedian lens, AM/PM mixes poetry and prose, humor and hubris to create a very unique paintings of fiction.

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