Lungs Full of Noise (Iowa Short Fiction Award)
Publish date: October 1st 2013
Publisher: University Of Iowa Press
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
3.5/5 stars.You can read my review HERE @ The Silence in the Library!
NETGALLEY give away!!! First, what a freaking amazing cover!I can't decide if I would associate these gems with Salvador Dalí or Degas. They demonstrate a writer skilled in the style of surrealism, but they capture the human sorrows in shades of obscure moments that take time to comprehend, bu...
"Mellas provides readers a window into her unique imagination through evocative, near-poetic prose." Chris Schulz reveiws Iowa award winner Mellas' collection of twelve stories.
Oh my, I haven`t read anything so bizarre and disturbing before. Partly horror, partly fantasy, partly grotesque, partly poetry. I`m not sure I understood everything I read because I can`t explain some stories, but the macabre got the best of me. Mariposa Girls, Quiet Camp and So Many Wings were so ...
Originally posted on my blog, A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall:Lungs Full of Noise begins with "Mariposa Girls," a short story about figure skaters who go to lengths more and more bizarre in order to be the absolute best. I was instantly reminded of the quirky, outlandish fables in Aimee Bender's The ...
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