Homesick for Another World: Stories

Homesick for Another World: Stories

Editorial: Grosset / Putnam

Páginas: 304

Año: 2017

EAN: 9780399562907

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Homesick for Another World is the rare case where an author´s short story collection is if anything more anticipated than her novel. And for good reason. There´s something eerily unsettling about Ottessa Moshfegh´s stories, something almost dangerous, while also being delightful, and even laugh-out-loud funny. Her characters are all unsteady on their feet in one way or another; they all yearn for connection and betterment, though each in very different ways, but they are often tripped up by their own baser impulses and existential insecurities. Homesick for Another World is a master class in the varieties of self-deception across the gamut of individuals representing the human condition. But part of the unique quality of her voice, the echt Moshfeghian experience, is the way the grotesque and the outrageous are infused with tenderness and compassion...