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Expected publication: May 2019 by Undertow Publications
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Apr 10, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Cover art by Catrin Welz-Stein.
Priya Sharma
Apr 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This House of Wound is a challenging collection which proves the point that nothing worth having comes easily. I’m still thinking about what the book as a whole means. Don’t be put off by this. It’s an investment that will pay dividends.

Georgina Bruce’s prose is dense, lush, sometimes overripe, sometimes surrealist, depending on the needs of the story.
I dreamed that her eyes were eggs that hatched two bald featherless birds with wide-open beaks, carmine throats, screaming like empty leather pu
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Daniel Carpenter
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A deeply strange collection of stories that I completely fell in love with, rangeing from the Aickman esque The Art Lovers, to the sci-fi backdrop of Cat World but feel of a whole.Bruce is operating on a higher tier than most authors, and these stories adopt dream logic in wonderful ways. Some might think of them as fairytales, but I felt they were less morally focussed. Georgina Bruce is not here to teach us lessons, to warn children about strangers, or to find happy endings. These are tough st ...more
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