Chris Adrian's A Better Angel: Stories PDF

By Chris Adrian

ISBN-10: 0312428537

ISBN-13: 9780312428532

ISBN-10: 0374289905

ISBN-13: 9780374289904

The tales in A higher Angel describe the terrain of human suffering—illness, remorse, mourning, sympathy—in the main strange of how. In "Stab," a bereaved dual begins a friendship with a homicidal 5th grader within the desire that she will in some way lead him again to his useless brother. In "Why Antichrist?" a boy attempts to touch the spirit of his useless father and unearths himself speaking to the satan as a substitute. within the awesome identify tale, a ne'er do good pediatrician returns domestic to keep up his death father, the entire whereas below the scrutiny of an easily-disappointed heavenly agent.

With Gob's Grief and The kid's Hospital, Chris Adrian introduced himself as a author of infrequent expertise and originality. The tales in A greater Angel, a few of that have seemed in The New Yorker, Tin House, and McSweeney's, show extra of his never-ending inventiveness and wit, and so they ascertain his turning out to be attractiveness as a most enjoyable and weird literary voice—of heartbreaking, magical, and darkly comedian tales.

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