Love and death & other disasters: stories 1977-1995
Jenifer Levin's first collection of short stories, this volume represents work written over the past 20 years--some of it never before published. Intimate, raw, erotically charged, sometimes comic and deeply disturbing, always passionate, these stories center on lesbian relationships with lovers, children, family.
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I held keys in the space between fingers and balled up my hand like a fist, like a
metal-bristling weapon, and when I started to run I could feel the fat bobbling
around my stomach and arms and hips and thighs, heavy 46 LOVE & DEATH.
I can say that in the second mile, once in a while, sweating and running, avoiding
veering hips and limbs, I saw some girl go by with a Sony Walkman, wearing
sunglasses with mirrored lenses, closed off to the world. Once in a while, too, ...
I held her hips up against me. "Save me," she said. "Save that for the minister," I
said. "Your sheets, by the way — are they silk?" They were. Dark rose-colored,
fresh and smooth, the pillows goose down. I wondered if her daddy's goons had ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlmaB - LibraryThing
Ms. Levin possesses a massive, hard hitting talent. As a general rule I simply avoid short stories. If they're any good they're over just as your interest is piqued. But this is Jenifer Levin and the ... Read full review
LOVE & DEATH & OTHER DISASTERSUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Levin (The Sea of Light, LJ 12/92) started writing these stories 20 years ago but couldn't find a publisher for them. No doubt some of the provocative sexual content made them hard to sell. Yet it ... Read full review
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