The Dream of Reason

  • Author: Jenny George
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 1758942 Bytes

Jenny George’s debut showcases an astonishing poetic talent, a new voice that is intensely focused, patient, and empathic. The Dream of Reason explores the paradoxical relationships between humans and the animals we imagine, keep, fear, and consume. Titled after Goya’s grotesque bestiary, George’s own dreamscape is populated by purring moths, bats that crawl like goblins, and livestock—especially pigs, whose spirit and slaughter inform a central series of portraits. The poems invite moments of stark realism into a spacious, lucid realm just outside of time—finding revelation in stillness, intimacy in violence, and vision in language that lifts from the dark.From “Threshold Gods”:I saw a bat in a dream and then later that weekI saw a rea...

Score: 4
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Careless Love

  • Author: Peter Robinson
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2166262 Bytes

His fans include Stephen King, Michael Connelly, Tess Gerritsen, Ian Rankin, and Louise Penney. He has won acclaim and numerous international prizes and awards, including the Edgar. Now celebrated New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson, one of the greatest suspense writers of our time, demonstrates his mastery once again in this powerful mystery in which legendary detective superintendent Alan Banks is confronted with a pair of perplexing crimes.Two suspicious deaths challenge DS Alan Banks and his crack investigative team.The body of an attractive young woman dressed in evening attire is found in an abandoned car on a country road. The death looks like suicide, but there are too many open questions for Banks and his team to rule out foul p...