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 homes of the bones of her vigorous, new younger neighbour. Looming dementia is changed by means of starving wish. In "Split Ends" a girl reveals a booklet that includes her personal thoughts, however it is written through a stranger with a similar identify; in "No U's," a lady slips away in the course of the mail slot to flee her stagnant life.
Ranging from micro-fiction to close maxi-fiction, the tales in Attemptations are peopled through girls, usually bodily challenged women—darkly humourous, feisty, attractive, 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