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Nothing Doing is a collection of short stories. An ode to misspent childhood, lost innocence and creeping depravity, blowing apart the American ideal of life spent in pursuit of wholesome activity. Written over a period of thirty years, these stories anatomize America's most vivid perversions and outsider fantasies with unmatched precision and wit, signalling underground l ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published May 5th 2012 by Honest Publishing
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Jun 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Who is Willie Smith and Why is he so Compulsively Addicting?

Try looking up `Willie Smith' in any of the available sources of information and likely you will have a fruitless search. Without a history (except that this collection of short stories is a collection of works over the past thirty years) we have to depend on picking up this book NOTHING DOING and discover this word artist for ourselves. The cover art (by Alex Chilvers) of a two-headed dog provides a strong hint of what absurdity is ins
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