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READ Í People with Holes: Stories ✓ Hailed as magic realism at its finest Fowler's stories reveal the small but essential truths that motivate sex love and tragedy in relationships Previously compared to Franz Kafka Shirley Jackson and the love child of Joyce Carol Oates and Angela Carter Fowler's voice flips in tone and cadence in ways that delOr the cottages of dwarves her stories explore love's inevitable conseuences Fowler's uniue visions are thought provoking with a touch of feminist sensibility and shot through with uirky and laugh out loud hum. Heather Fowler takes the mundane subjects of modern narrative in the age of memoir and thinly veiled roman a clef relationships sex the way they fit together in the world into an imaginative magical realist territory The best stories and there are only a few in this large collection that fall flat are imbued with a combination of mystery magic and sensuality that will keep you up at night ready to read just one The title story alone with its amazing treatment of the way we withhold things from family friends and lovers and the damage it causes is alone worth the price of admission Once you read it you'll be hooked until the book is done

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Child of Joyce Carol Oates and Angela Carter Fowler's voice flips in tone and cadence in ways that delight her readers Whether in museums of solitude airports of dreams archers' fields freak shows urban cafes. “People With Holes” is a potent collection of magic realism that weaves the tragedy and deception in relationships the holes of humanity and pulls all that subterfuge to the surface Holes are actual holes on people that are visible rooms become home to our scars heads can be cut off of bodies and carried around people shrink turn into various animals a museum of solitude holds all memories a boyfriend’s belly is a flat screen of ocean the narrator can swim into while another’s penis is a white laboratory rat It brings the metaphor to the tactile the breathable the living Fowler’s work is inimitable and exciting I don’t even want to call it magical realism so much as Heather Fowler tearing down those ‘load bearing walls’ to find out ‘what’s beneath the fabric’ of each human she explores“The closer you are to what you want the you are aware how not having it stabs your space The space of ambiguities is worse still amorphous hovering between wanting and taking”This is a collection not to be missed Each story is a talisman for a reproduction of a life There is not one tale that doesn’t ring true These stories actually bring memories to the forefront that have been buried deep in the soil of the mind marked ‘please forget or at least deny’ Fowler is a master at digging into those trenches and watering what others would much rather let dry out She plants her seeds in them and out come damn forests “I am so much water so much steam I am a dream diffused into a nightmare Afterward when he stands across the room from me when he strides away I can pinch his distance between my thumb and index finger He is that small I am that small for him too at similar distances”Get a copy of “People With Holes” if you don’t already have one It's unforgettable and inimitable Heather Fowler is a phenomenon

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People with Holes StoriesHailed as magic realism at its finest Fowler's stories reveal the small but essential truths that motivate sex love and tragedy in relationships Previously compared to Franz Kafka Shirley Jackson and the love. One day when I am president note to self run for president my first order of business will be giving this author the praise and acclaim she deserves With an international publishing contract so the entire world can see that beautiful brave storytelling is alive and well in America Until then you guys are going to have to help me campaign