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Brightfellow

(2016)
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Linguistically explosive one of the most interesting American writers around The Nation Ducornet surrealist absurdist pure anarchist at times is one of our most accomplished writers adept at seizing on the perfect details and writing with emotion and cool detachment simultaneously I love her style because it is penetrating and precise but also sensual without being overwrought You experience a Ducornet novel with all of your senses Jeff Vandermeer A feral boy comes of age on a campus decadent with starched sheets sweating cocktails and homemade jams Stub is the cause of that missing sweater the pie that disappeared off the cooling rack Then Stub meets Billy who takes him in and Asthma who enchants him and all is found then lost A fragrant voluptuous novel of imposture misplaced affection and emotional deformity An artist and writer Rikki Ducornet has illustrated books by Robert Coover Jorge Luis Borges Forrest Gander and Joanna Howard Her paintings have been exhibited widely including most recently at the Pierre Menard Gallery in Cambridge Massachusetts and the Salvador Allende Museum in Santiago Chile Praise for Rikki Ducornet Linguistically explosive one of the most interesting American writers around The Nation Ducornet surrealist absurdist pure anarchist at times is one of our most accomplished writers adept at seizing on the perfect details and writing with emotion and cool detachment simultaneously I love her style because it is penetrating and precise but also sensual without being overwrought You experience a Ducornet novel with all of your senses Jeff VanderMeerA feral boy comes of age on a campus decadent with starched sheets sweating cocktails and homemade jams Stub is the cause of that missing sweater the pie that disappeared off the cooling rack Then Stub meets Billy who takes him in and Asthma who enchants him and all is found then lost A fragrant voluptuous novel of imposture

    

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July 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Brightfellow
Author(s): Rikki Ducornet
ISBN: 1-56689-440-9 / 978-1-56689-440-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Coffee House Press
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June 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Brightfellow
Author(s): Rikki Ducornet
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Availability: Amazon CA