By Carmen Maria Machado
In Her physique and different Parties, Carmen Maria Machado demolishes the borders among magical realism and technological know-how fiction, comedy and horror, delusion and fabulism. during this provocative debut, startling narratives map the realities of women's lives and the violence visited on their bodies.
A spouse refuses her husband's entreaties to take away the mysterious eco-friendly ribbon from round her neck. a lady recounts her sexual encounters as an endemic spreads around the earth. A shop attendant in a mall makes a frightening discovery concerning the store's promenade attire. One woman's surgery-induced weight-loss leads to an undesirable apartment visitor.
Sexy and caustic, comedian and cut-throat, Her physique and different events is very good, stressful and exquisite.
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