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The Facts of Winter by Paul Poissel
" Technically part of the McSweeney's catalog, though the text was written over a century ago. The Facts of Winter is a fictionalized collection of dreams, laid out almost like a casebook. The sketches, in most cases, could easily have been real dre... " Read more of this review »
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The Facts of Winter by Paul Poissel
" A floating, slow, catalogue of dreams. But the author himself is a fabrication, and the story of his life is another part of the book.

A wandering, little collection of stories which make sense only in the way dreams make sense. Plays with the idea... " Read more of this review »
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The Facts of Winter by Paul Poissel
" Much like the back cover blurb states, this collection is "inventive" and "fantastical," and I can't say that I've read anything like it. It is a book that skirts the peripheries of fiction and farce, translation (French into English), scholarship... " Read more of this review »
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