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Perfection

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Patrick Warner's Perfection the follow-up to his award-winning Mole makes a carnival of our most potent and dangerous obsessions. A factory outlet sells designer human parts at cut-rate prices, a midlife crisis becomes a cleansing ritual, a chocolate-chip pancake stands accused at trial, and the predatory voice of anorexia speaks to a transfixed audience.

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Paperback, 61 pages
Published September 28th 2012 by Goose Lane Editions
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Martin Ainsley
Feb 22, 2013 Martin Ainsley rated it really liked it
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A lovely book. Funny and poignant, but never sentimental. Warner's masterly control of formal elements is easy to overlook, because the poems are such a joy to read. A poem called "Valentine's Day" begins with the line, "The flatbed trucks of chickens have arrived." How can you not read on?
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