My favourite form, my preferred mode of writing, the highlight of my dream of a mediocre life – is the short story. I can understand why people mightn’t adore poetry, but the short story, there’s no excuse, why you can read one in twenty minutes, a novel on your lunch break! And there’s every kind […]
Less of a review and more of a list of favourite quotes as reasons to why you should read this book and read it now.
“How inadequate are the expressions our faces offer us.”
‘Fish Have No Feet’ is reflective, nostalgic, depressive; filled with rhetorical questions and existentialist musings.
“The asphalt glistened like the skin of an aubergine.”
‘Fever Dream’ would make a downright creepy movie, you know the kind of arthouse horror that is nominated at Cannes, the one that all the hipsters are talking about.
Basically, I love a good ‘people trying to find their place in this meaningless existence we call life’ story.