Hit Parade of Tears

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by Suzuki, Izumi, Bett, Sam, Boyd, David, Joseph, Daniel, O’Horan, Helen | Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published 11/04/2023 by Verso Books in the United Kingdom as part of the Verso Fiction series
Paperback | 288 pages

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A new collection of stories from the cult author of Terminal Boredom.

Izumi Suzuki had ideas about doing things differently, ideas that paid little attention to the laws of physics, or the laws of the land. In this new collection, her skewed imagination distorts and enhances some of the classic concepts of science fiction and fantasy.

A philandering husband receives a bestial punishment from a wife with her own secrets to keep; a music lover finds herself in a timeline both familiar and as wrong as can be; a misfit band of space pirates discover a mysterious baby among the stars; Emma, the Bovary-like character from one of Suzuki’s stories in Terminal Boredom, lands herself in a bizarre romantic pickle.

Wryly anarchic and deeply imaginative, Suzuki was a writer like no other. These eleven stories offer readers the opportunity to delve deeper in this singular writer’s work.

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Weight 0.244 kg