Publisher:Book*hug Press, 2020Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Ball, JonathanDate:Created2020Summary:
Aleya's world starts to unravel after a café customer leaves behind a collection of short stories. Surprised and disturbed to discover that it has been dedicated to her, Aleya delves into the strange book...A mad scientist seeks to steal his son's dreams. A struggling writer, skilled only at destruction, finds himself courted by Hollywood. A woman seeks to escape her body and live inside her dreams. Citizens panic when a new city block manifests out of nowhere. The personification of capitalism strives to impress his cutthroat boss.The more Aleya reads, the deeper she sinks into the mysterious writer's work, and the less real the world around her seems. Soon, she's overwhelmed as a new, more terrifying existence takes hold.Jonathan Ball's first collection of short fiction blends humour and horror, doom and daylight, offering myriad possible storms.Original Publisher: Toronto, Book*hug PressLanguage(s): English