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Carbine: Stories
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Carbine: Stories (Paperback)

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Inhabiting a world that offers no guarantee of any veracity, the characters in these peculiar stories are driven to and goaded by compulsive and perhaps pointless reflection. They are haunted by unrelenting consciousness and knowledge of failure, yet are, at best, ambivalent toward any conventional equation of success. Theirs is a world of broken relationships, futile memory, constant appetite, and the certain knowledge that they are winding down in a culture in which it is impossible to do-or know-the right thing. Frustrated and obsessed, they cannot articulate their lives and are entranced by the strangeness of the everyday. Written with keen intelligence and biting humour, Carbine is a book about the ridiculousness of contemporary life-a book about what cannot be said.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press Publication Date: 15/04/2010 ISBN-13: 9781558498181  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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