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A Brief Alphabet of Torture: Stories by Vi Khi Nao PDF

By Vi Khi Nao

Winner of FC2’s Ronald Sukenick cutting edge Fiction Prize

An unflinching and riveting meditation at the discomfort that attends each part of existence—love and sacrifice and intimacy and beauty—a biography of torture.

Like all of Vi Khi Nao’s acclaimed and award-winning paintings, A short Alphabet of Torture bleeds throughout many modes and genres—poetry, essay, fiction, drama—and itself virtually constitutes a singular of a unique sort. each one story captures the emotional, actual, mental, political, and creative matters that pervade reasonable breath and which, even if very appealing, are full of pain.


These tales are all features of Nao’s mind's eye that outline the best way she perspectives production, sexuality, violence, and the function of existence in an ontological method that is based seriously on cultural, social, and creative duress. a few tales like “Winter Rose” and “I Love You Me Neither” upward push above the limits of discomfort to areas of good looks and charm and love, the place soreness has no position, yet clarify how infrequent such moments seem in life.

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