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By Lou Beach

ISBN-10: 0547617941

ISBN-13: 9780547617947

Alternately surreal, humorous, ominous, and lyrical, Lou Beach’s 420 Characters bargains an adventure as fabulous as any in modern fiction. Revealing worlds of which means in unmarried paragraphs, those crystalline miniature tales that all started as fb prestige updates mark a brand new flip in an acclaimed artist and illustrator’s career.

This book variation has been greater with unique collages via the author.

Note: whereas a few codecs of this e-book include audio readings of a few of the tales, the Overdrive ePub (which is the resource of this torrent) does not.

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There was no sign of the dog. Mr. Cassatti took Carroll to the hospital, where the doctor at the hospital gave him a shot of codeine, and tried to convince him that it would be a simple matter to reattach the fingertip. ” Mr. Cassatti said. ” the doctor asked. “It was bitten off by a dog,” Carroll told the doctor. The doctor raised his eyebrows. “A dog in a library? This looks like he stuck his finger under a paper cutter. The cut is too tidy—a dog bite would be a mess. ” “The dog ate it,” Carroll said.

What happened? ” he said, making a joke. “Yes,” she said, and smiled. ” Carroll said. Already, he thought he might be in love. The farmhouse where Rachel lived had a wrap-around porch like an apron. It had been built on a hill, and looked down a long green slope of Christmas trees towards the town and Jellicoh College. It looked old-fashioned and a little forlorn. On one side of the house was a small barn, and behind the barn was an oval pond, dark and fringed with pine trees. It winked in the twilight like a glossy lidless eye.

She can see the fringe of the mothy blue rug, and one bed leg, and beside it, Claire’s foot, swinging back and forth like a metronome. Claire’s shoelace has come undone and there is a Band-Aid on her ankle. It all looks very pleasant and peaceful from inside the chimney, like a dream, and for a moment she almost wishes 63 KELLY LINK she didn’t have to be Dead. But it’s safer, really. She sticks her left hand up as far as she can reach, trailing it along the crumbly wall, until she feels an indentation.

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