The One Marvelous Thing
Briefly: Alas, I wish this one had worked as well for me as it did for MJ. It didn’t. Potential readers would be well advised to read his review and forgo my grousing over a collection that buckles from its relentless commitment to the peculiar, seemingly, the peculiar for peculiar’s sake. Each short story becomes increasingly strange offering little for readers to hang their hats on, other than the illustrations, which do add to the collection as a whole. She Thinks Dots was, for me, the best o...more
Pretty much everything you need or expect from Rikki here, except in the super-abbreviated form. French, fucking, fairy tales. You can remove the commas if you'd like. Oh, and the word 'cunthole.' Because, yeah; no book is complete without that lovely term.
If you need a headchange and are all out of Schlitz, you can do worse by a long shot. Fun and has pretty pictures to boot.
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Ducornet's father was a professor of sociology, and her mother hosted community-interest programs on radio and television. Ducornet grew up on the campus of Bard College in New York, earning a B.A. in Fine Arts from the same institution in 1964. While at Bard she met Robert ...more