The Other World

The Other World

Stories

eBook - 2013
Rate this:
Says Details Magazine, "In pages that tremble with beauty, Wynne gracefully reveals the darker side of human possibilities."National Book Award winner Paul Monette calls The Other World "a book to handle with asbestos gloves, but well worth the walk through fire."Paranoia, psychotic breaks, danger, fear, loneliness, yearning. This acclaimed short story collection, first published by City Lights, is peopled by sociopaths, circus performers, tattooed drifters, cross-dressing teenagers and God-fearing families. Its hallucinatory edge makes the everyday seem like another world.Includes:"The Other World" - A Christian Right family is too busy trying to protect their children from the "danger of homosexuality" to notice the havoc their own son is unleashing in the neighborhood."Lights of Broadway" - A prostitute is shaken to find that one of her clients is a violent homophobe."Halloween Card" - a Manhattan party of metrosexual hipsters is unexpectedly thrust into the heartland of Puritan America."Raphael" - A cross-dressing teenager spends a lonely Christmas at the Plaza Hotel, hoping to win the love of his chauffeur."Nameless Thing" - A love triangle explodes in jealousy and revenge at an El Paso circus."Vulture" - A drifter plots to murder the witness to the accidental killing of his girlfriend.
Publisher: [San Francisco] : Untreed Reads, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781611875461
1611875463
Characteristics: 1 online resource

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at APL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top