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Sierra Hahn, Cameron Stewart
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Things That Fall from the Sky: Stories

Things That Fall from the Sky: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) - Kevin Brockmeier sadly, i liked the chesterton quote about fairy tales which brockmeier prefaces his book with most of all, but there are several stories that charmed me:
apples, a day in the life of half rumpelstiltskin, the ceiling, the jesus stories (which bore the fragrance of borges)and the house at the end of the world. i was a little bored otherwise. i like the concepts and not the execution, i guess.

"in the fairytale an incomprehensible happiness rests upon an incomprehensible condition. a box is opened, and all evils fly out. a word is forgotten, and cities perish. a lamp is lit, and love flies away. a flower is plucked, and human lives are forfeited. and apple is eaten, and the hope of god is gone" -- gk chesterton