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Hotel Flamingo

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The cleaning lady eats time. The manager mourns his multi-gendered parent. A pirate radio DJ listens for God. An accountant prepares to kill again. And that's only in four rooms of the Hotel Flamingo, where the room service is terrible and reality flakes and crumbles around the edges.

Come to a part of town where the dealers meet, where the forgotten people hide, where real
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Published November 30th 2010 by Patrick O'Duffy, via Smashwords
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Ben Mckenzie
Welcome to the Hotel Flamingo is like the best bits of 22 longer books brought together: fast, funny, weird, and brilliantly written.

O'Duffy has a unique style reminiscent of the best in modern urban fantasy; if you like China Mieville, or Gaiman's more adult stuff, this is probably your cup of tea, but you'll still find it new and exciting. O'Duffy also doesn't hold your hand, but lets you make the connections between the stories yourself; they build a fascinating bigger picture, but I suspect
Red Haircrow
A series of vignettes into a mysterious hotel where time itself has cohesion, the turns of phrases and artful imagination of the author paints of a vivid image of a speculative world just out of focus of our Earth. Presumably. Where words can become real, magic happens without comment, and a person can create their own fate.

“Hotel Flamingo” is stylishly creative, intriguing in and of itself, and has engendered many positive comments from readers but ultimately it didn’t inspire me. A cross betwe
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I write stories about weird stuff.

I'm very tall.

I swear more than is really necessary.
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