Black Glass: Short Fictions

Black Glass: Short Fictions


An early paintings from PEN/Faulkner Award winner and guy Booker finalist Karen pleasure Fowler, reissued and fantastically repackaged for brand new enthusiasts and old.
 
First released in 1998 to excessive compliment, and now reissued with the addition of a prefatory essay, Black Glass showcases the intense skills of this prizewinning writer. In fifteen gemlike stories, Fowler shall we her wit and imaginative and prescient roam freely, turning approved norms inside of out and fairy stories upside down—pushing us to re-examine our unquestioned verities and proving once more that she is between our so much subversive writers.

So, then: this is hold kingdom unfastened back, breaking apart discos, smashing topless bars, radicalizing ladies as she preaches fresh residing to males extra motive on babes and booze. And here's Mrs. Gulliver, her persistence along with her long-voyaging Lemuel worn skinny: cash is brief and the children can’t even be mindful what their dad seems like. And what of Tonto, the ever-faithful significant other, turning 40 with no quite a bit as a birthday cell name from that masked man? 
It is a publication jam-packed with nice issues and very good stories—but it's the method during which Fowler tells the story, develops plot and personality, performs with  time, chance, and fact that makes those items so unique.

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