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Stranger Companies

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  7 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 148 pages
Published September 26th 2016 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Nathan Robinson
Dec 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Stranger Companies by Linda Angel
Linda Angel brings us 20 short tales that are both lyrical and fascinating, tumbling prose that doesn’t come across as flowery, but rattles many cages, ranging from debates on suicide hotlines to the maternal horror of motherhood, time travel and many a social awkwardness. Each tale is equally disturbing as Angel continues to ply the reader with wonderful verse leading to (often) horrible Dahlian twists that hit you like a hoof to the face. Angel disturbed me far
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John McIlveen
Nov 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm always happy and admittedly a little bit envious when I read a writer who offers a new voice, and Linda Angel does exactly that. Stranger Companies, at 148 pages, is short, but stuffed full of sweet, acidic, beautiful, bawdy, twisty, shocking - and best of all - thought provoking prose. Click on the "Look Inside" link, read the first story (it's all there), and see if you don't agree with me. I'm betting you'll want more. ...more
David Eccles
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
145 pages of words that drip with honey, yet are laced with powdered glass and a tasteless corrosive that will shred your insides, Stranger Companies is a small volume of 20 stories that, according to Linda, were an exercise in freewriting. All I can say is that if she is capable of producing work of a standard to which most writers can only aspire when simply freewriting, what is the woman capable of when she sits down and actually plans what she writes?
I experienced a gamut of emotions from pu
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