by Emrys, Ruthanna,
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
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Sympathy with the sea, with the weird, and with monsters fills the stories of Imperfect Commentaries. Ruthanna Emrys's collection offers readers feminist and #ownvoices Neo-Lovecraftian fiction, anthropological science fiction, and fantasies of belonging, plus miscellaneous deleted scenes, poems, and secret story origins. Readers familiar with her novels (Winter Tide and Deep Roots) will see the first appearance Aphra Marsh, an Innsmouth survivor, still recovering from her losses and making a life for herself in late-1940s San Francisco in "The Litany of Earth."
ContentsSeven commentaries on an imperfect land
Interlude : sharing the moon
Interlude : evening prayer
The deepest rift
Interlude : at the haiku earring party
Interlude : the serpent explains the nature of tricksters to her wife
The litany of earth
Interlude : an innsmouth feast
Interlude : the return
The taste of prayer, the smell of snow
Interlude : Iʹll title this sestina after I put the baby to bed
The jesterʹs child
Interlude : lullaby
Interlude : Elizabethʹs tale
Ghosts and simulations
Interlude : flume vale
The two-body problem
Interlude : Gelett Burgess shale
Those who watch
Interlude : pantheon
The word of flesh and soul.
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|Publisher|| Amherst, MA :Lethe Press,2019
|Other Titles|| Short stories.
226 pages ; 23 cm