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Free read Getting It in the Head Stories 107 ´ [PDF] ✪ Getting It in the Head Stories By Mike McCormack – Horticulturetrader.co.uk In stories like A Is for Axe Dead Man's Fuel The Stained Glass Violations Amor Vincit Omnia and the dazzling title piece McCormack shows a mesmerizing range and dark hued neo Gothic vision Set in vari In Sculptors spend their careers dismembering themselves in pursuit of their art where wasters It in the PDFEPUB #233 ris up with axes and turn into patricides Getting It in the Head is a brilliant bracing tour de for. Wow here's a guy taking risks I can imagine most of these stories getting shredded in workshops So this is a great reminder about not being afraid to write an unconventional story What makes them work aside from McCormack's imagination is the energetic writing the great use of nouns and verbs to describe; the mix of short sentences that appear to be fragments but aren't just unexpected syntactically with sprawling dense multiple punctuated sentences Macabre neo gothic wildly inventive and certainly not your run of the mill workshopped to death in an MFA program collection of stories Good collection of black humor

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Rious locations from New York Getting It Kindle to the west coast of Ireland to the nameless realms of the imagination his stories conjure a world where beautiful but deranged kids make lethal bombs where talented. Whoa it's Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected on steroidI read these stories a couple of years back from a book I loaned from someone I couldn't remember and at some point couldn't even get the title of this book out of my head but I always remember the stories it contains Yes they are macabre but that's not the only reason why they are so haunting It's the originality of turning something so believeably banal like travelling salesman and young boys playing board games into outrageous outcomes not magical realistic outrageous not badly researched sci fi outrageous but violently imaginative outrageousI need to get a copy for myself now that I remember what the book's really called

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Getting It in the Head StoriesIn stories in the ePUB #180 like A Is for Axe Dead Man's Fuel The Stained Glass Violations Amor Vincit Omnia and the dazzling title piece McCormack shows a mesmerizing range and dark hued neo Gothic vision Set in va. Mike McCormack is perhaps best known for his one sentence novel Solar Bones which won the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize and was longlisted for the 2017 Booker prize I was not aware of him before that book so it came as something of a surprise to me to discover that this his debut short story collection was first published as long ago as 1996This collection is extremely impressive containing some very striking and surprising tales with a loose link of obsessive characters Some are macabre bloodthirsty and surreal others are much grounded in reality One of my favourites was the title story which closes the collection and at 60 pages is almost a novella telling the story in the voices of two brothers the younger Owl clever and obsessed with death and destruction and the elder an alcoholic student dropout They watch the local pub go up in flames and Owl and his friend hatch a plan to take some of the cola bottles in the store behind the ruined building by blowing up the door Their rudimentary bomb succeeds rather too well view spoiler killing Owl's best friend James and building to a dramatic conclusion in which the elder brother frustrated after losing a war game to his brother kills him with a kitchen knife hide spoiler