Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Quiet Like a Homecoming, by Cassandra Khaw

★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

(Slipstream) An animal wife comes to Sweden to try to erase her memory of a lover who betrayed her. (1,966 words; Time: 06m)

"," by (edited by John Joseph Adams), appeared in issue 93, published on .

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Pro: The lyrical writing is beautiful.

Con: The story is too surreal. I’m not sure what actually happened to her nor what she ended up doing. So surreal that I can't decide whether lines like "You laughed when I saw me" are errors or are deliberate.

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