I was highly invigorated by these stories. They're such exquisitely crafted apercus of the droll and the macabre. Very Hitchockian. The focus of the stories becomes very acute; the severe compression causes grotesque acts to appear even more grotesque.
In this new collection of stories, Matt Briggs reminds us of the ordinary strangeness of strange and ordinary lives. Like t...more
Is it Matt's fault, maybe? Did he somehow CAUSE this to happen? Did he embed within the stories in the book some sort of CODE? Did the code WORK ON ME in some way?
Am I hypnotized? Should I continue to trust myself? Maybe not, Goodreads. Maybe not.
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