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4.6 of 5 stars 4.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The stories within are strange and heady, original and surprising. In them, the Duchamp heroine often finds herself pulled into some fascinating new world. The Duchamp reader is in the same position, though much happier to be there. Highly recommended."
— Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club.

Duchamp's short fiction is compassionate, sharp-eyed, intelligent
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Paperback, 308 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Aqueduct Press
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Kivrin Engle
Brilliant. Duchamp is the queen of originality when it comes to compelling, well-crafted short science-fiction novellas. We are drawn into these unexpected new worlds, unlike any we have traveled with other science-fiction writers. She takes us on an emotional, physical journey with her heroines until we too, feel their exhaustion, their triumph, their compassion, and most importantly, their humanity/alienity. Highly recommended!
Eva Folsom
Timmi's work always hits me in the gut and the brain simultaneously and this collection did not disappoint. I like the variety of story and how they each intimately, profoundly relate to title, each in a different way.

As always, Ducham's mastery of the craft, especially deftness with structure, provides a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing backdrop without detracting from the stories.
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L. Timmel Duchamp was born in 1950, the first child of three. Duchamp first began writing fiction in a library carrel at the University of Illinois in 1979, for a joke. But the joke took on a life of its own and soon turned into a satirical roman a clef in the form of a murder mystery titled "The Reality Principle." When she finished it, she allowed the novel to circulate via photocopies, and it ...more
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