By Kim Clark
Altered and twisted realities make the very unlikely attainable for Clark's characters. Lillian, an arthritic senior in "Solitaire," discovers the rejuvenating houses of the bones of her vigorous, new younger neighbour. Looming dementia is changed by way of starving wish. In "Split Ends" a lady reveals a booklet that comprises her personal stories, however it is written via a stranger with an analogous identify; in "No U's," a lady slips away during the mail slot to flee her stagnant life.
Ranging from micro-fiction to close maxi-fiction, the tales in Attemptations are peopled by means of ladies, frequently bodily challenged women—darkly humourous, feisty, horny, manic, persevering, observant, contemplative ladies. those characters will snag you and carry you there 'til they are solid and done.
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Attemptations: Short, long and longer stories by Kim Clark