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The miniature wife and other stories
|LC Classifications||PS3607.O56227 M56 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012026167|
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THE MINIATURE WIFE is not one of those catastrophes. It is sharply observed, densely imagined, and a near-perfect evocation of our fractured human condition circa The magic realism is there, with traces of Borges, Kafka and Gabriel García Marquez woven through the stories.
But there are other, and subtler, layers/5(57). The Miniature Wife and Other Stories Manuel Gonzales (Riverhead, $) By JENNY SHANK Special Contributor Published: 04 January PM The fantastical is commonplace in The Miniature Wife, the funny and clever debut story collection by Austin-based writer Manuel Gonzales/5.
THE MINIATURE WIFE is not one of those catastrophes. It is sharply observed, densely imagined, and a near-perfect evocation of our fractured human condition circa The magic realism is there, with traces of Borges, Kafka and Gabriel García Marquez woven through the stories. But there are other, and subtler, layers/5(58).
The Miniature Wife and Other Stories is the work of a writer willing to take risks. Gonzales experiments with registers and styles, most of which fall into one of two types. The first is a mock-scholarly account of an esoteric subject for its dramatic or humorous : Manuel Gonzales.
The Miniature Wife (Hardcover) And Other Stories. By Manuel Gonzales. Riverhead Books,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title. Buy The Miniature Wife: And Other Stories Reprint by Gonzales, Manuel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. With wit and insight, these stories subvert our expectations and challenge us to look at our surroundings with fresh eyes.
Brilliantly conceived, strikingly original, and told with the narrative instinct of a born storyteller, The Miniature Wife is an unforgettable debut. About the Author. Imaginative stories elevated by creative renderings of tropes from genre fiction.
Debut author Gonzales, executive director of The Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center, offers up a collection of 18 sparely constructed stories, rife with ingenuity and beholden to few rules.
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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. In the middle of Manuel Gonzales’s lucid and confident first collection of stories, “The Miniature Wife,” he tells a tale from the point of view of a half-human, half-zombie with. The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories - Ebook written by Manuel Gonzales.
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Get this from a library. The miniature wife and other stories. [Manuel Gonzales] -- A collection of short works set in a range of fantastical settings explores such themes as disproportional guilt, the reinvention of self, and the powerful urges to defend and provide for loved ones. Manuel Gonzales is the author of The Miniature Wife and Other Stories (Riverhead Books, ).
He is the director of Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center for kids. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two children. Hey there. I made this list because I love stories of little people interacting with objects made for larger people (e.g. Thumbelina's cot is a walnut shell and the Borrowers use thimbles for cups and live in walls) and was hoping the Goodreads community would add some similar stories as recommendations.
THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES By Manuel Gonzales pages. Riverhead Books. $ Usually it’s a good thing when a book is unforgettable. But Mr. Gonzales’s stories in this debut. NGUYEN: (As Narrator) He locked his wife inside the dollhouse.
He nailed the house shut, covered the windows with squares of cardboard, glued and then duct taped from the outside. The Miniature Wife Although I can't say that I liked all the stories in this collection I did like several.
Among my favorites was the title story "Miniature Wife" and the first story about a high-jacked airplane, as well as the Mall story which kept my interest all the way through. The chutzpah of The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and other stories’ recalls the cheek and the effective humour of that campaign.
Sonali Mujumdar is an independent writer. She lives in Mumbai. The Miniature Wife and Other Stories by Manuel Gonzales. Genre: Adult Speculative Short Stories Publisher: Riverhead Books Release Date: January 10 Pages: I just finished reading the stories in this amazing collection several hours ago, and they are still haunting me, tickling at the edges of my brain like the unholy tongue of a zombie (yes, two of the stories are about zombies).
When the man left for town, thetanuki cried and begged the man's wife who was making some mochi, a sweet rice dish, to set him free, promising he would help her. The wife freed the animal, only to have it turn on her and kill her.
The tanuki then planned a foul trick. Shita-kiri suzume. Innotata/Wikimedia Commons. The Miniature Wife Gotham Teacher Manuel Gonzales recently saw the release of his short story collection The Miniature Wife and Other Stories.
The stories are literary, yes, but also bordering on science fiction. Perhaps “fabulist” is the best word for them. A scientist accidentally shrinks his wife.
A man plots to steal a unicorn.A miniature book is a very small book. Standards for what may be termed a miniature rather than just a small book have changed through time. Today, most collectors consider a book to be miniature only if it is 3 inches or smaller in height, width, and thickness, particularly in the United States.
Many collectors consider nineteenth-century and earlier books of 4 inches to fit in the category. The Miniature Wife and Other Stories. Randomness, cruelty, isolation, transmogrification, unknown or unseen menaces and the opacity of others’ intentions are some of the common elements running.