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The knack of doing : stories

Author: Jeremy Davies
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : David R. Godine, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Perverse, playful, and highly comic stories that take dead aim at fictional and literary convention. These stories run the gamut from parody to tragedy and back, and reimagine the art of storytelling for the twenty-first century"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Parodies, imitations, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Davies
ISBN: 9781574232271 1574232274
OCLC Number: 945105214
Notes: "A Black Sparrow Book."
Description: 211 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: I. Forkhead box --
Sad white people --
The terrible riddles of human sexuality (solved) --
The dandy's garrote. II. Ten letters --
The excise-man --
Kurt Vonnegut and the great bordellos of the Danube Delta --
The sinces. III. On the furtiveness of Kurtz --
Illness as metaphor --
Henrietta the spider --
The knack of doing. IV. Delete the Marquis.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Jeremy M. Davies.

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"Perverse, playful, and highly comic stories that take dead aim at fictional and literary convention. These stories run the gamut from parody to tragedy and back, and reimagine the art of storytelling for the twenty-first century"--Provided by publisher.

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