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By Amelia Gray

If anything's going to save lots of the characters in Amelia Gray's debut from their bothered romances, their social improprieties, or their arms becoming claws, it is a John Mayer live performance tee. In AM/PM, impish humor and slicing perception are on complete show. Readers journey the lives of 23 characters throughout a hundred and twenty tales choked with lizard tails, Schrödinger containers, and volcano love. June wakes up one morning coated in seeds; Leonard falls in love with a chaise front room; Betty insists every little thing other than vegetation are an emblem of her love for her husband; Andrew talks to his condo in instances of challenge. Written each morning and evening for 2 months, those short vignettes (50 to a hundred phrases) bear in mind Donald Barthelme of their whimsy and sophisticated but robust feelings. An intermittent love tale as noticeable via a darkly comedian lens, AM/PM mixes poetry and prose, humor and hubris to create a really unique paintings of fiction.

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