The Floating Order

The Floating Order

4.6 (20 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.6 (20 ratings by Goodreads)

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The Floating Order is a unique and innovative collection of stories. Erin Pringle's world is filled with the dreamlike, nightmarish narratives of children: children in danger, children at the mercy of their parents, children in all kinds of trouble. Children who continually rise, return, and haunt the pages. "Erin Pringle's stories are true wonders - a beautiful mix of intimate feeling, thick syntax, and dangerous language." Michael Kimball
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 8.64mm | 195.04g
  • Ulapool, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1906120420
  • 9781906120429
  • 2,587,820

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Erin Pringle's stories are true wonders - a beautiful mix of intimate feeling, thick syntax, and dangerous language.A" Michael Kimball Erin Pringle's prose scoots from sentence to sentence, invokes an aphoristic, non sequitur hopscotch composition strategy of familiar defamiliarization. It is no mean achievement to sustain such a story-like lyricism over the long haul of a book-length collection. This is a remarkable debut. A keeper that keeps keeping on.A" Michael Martone The stories in Erin Pringle's first collection possess the charm of fairy tales, the wisdom of poems, the hope of prayers, the weight of eulogies, and the intimacy of letters home. There's an old soul at the center of this book, an old soul with a passionate, lyrical, exhilarating new voice.A" Tom Noyes 'A collection of rather disturbing short stories. "Enjoyed" really wouldn't be the right word. "Impressed" would be nearer the mark.' Scott Pack, The Friday Project
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4 20% (4)
3 10% (2)
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