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By Aimee Parkison,Stephen Graham Jones

Winner of the FC2 Catherine Doctorow leading edge Fiction Prize


A darkly comical horror lurks underneath the skin of daily occasions in Refrigerated tune for a glowing Woman, a seductively poetic tale choice of strange brilliance and infrequent humor.?

In Aimee Parkison’s Refrigerated tune for a sparkling Woman, enthusiasts locate unforeseen romance in cramped areas, speedy foodstuff addicts wade through cheeseburger habit, and the attractiveness of nature competes with the violence of tv. the entire whereas, a sophisticated and precarious current dawns onto a brand new international the place prosperous ladies put on children’s eyes as jewellery and people short of cash hawk their faces in basic terms to endlessly mourn what components of themselves they've got offered to survive.


Open the fridge door. within are vintage jars. Open them to listen to the song: Beethoven enjoying piano; slaves making a song for freedom in plantation fields; moms buzzing lullabies throughout the evening to smallpox infants, understanding this track is the final sound their little ones will ever hear.


As Stephen Graham Jones notes in his foreword to this prize-winning assortment, “The most sensible books . . . fold you right into a darkness gleaming with lifestyles. They lock you within the fridge yet in addition they pipe in a few tune that by no means repeats, and whilst the door starts off to open, you grasp tight to it, so that you could have quite a few mins extra. This ebook, it’ll be over a ways too quick for you, certain. yet even have been it 5 instances as thick because it is now, it is going to nonetheless be too brief. take into accout, although, the simplest books, they’re loops. They by no means cease. This one nonetheless hasn’t, for me.”

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