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"A sparkling collection." Bitch Magazine

Paperback, 327 pages
Published November 14th 2003 by McGilligan Books
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Melanie
There are some really gorgeous stories in this collection. Some voices I really connect with that tug at my gut and leave me needing to take a deep breath at the end and let myself drift back to the present.
A couple stories left me unsettled though, and somewhat disturbed. "Floods" stands out as one such story; it left me with an oily film on my mind and I couldn't quite shake the characters out of the corner of my eye. A mark of a good storyteller, for sure, but the subject matter was tough to
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George Ilsley
Mar 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recently, I revisited this collection and once again realized how good it is. Dark, eclectic and strangely funny.
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Some really great stuff- some not so. Worth a look, IMO.
Zoe
Dec 23, 2007 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I edited this and the piece by Lynn Crosbie and RM Vaughan makes me laugh out loud every time.
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Some amazing stuff in here. My favourites include the pieces by Debra Anderson,
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