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The Beauty

Whiteley, Aliya, 1974- Book - 2018 On Order None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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"Plus brand new short story Peace, Pipe" -- cover.
The Beauty -- Peace, Pipe.
"Somewhere away from the cities and towns, in the Valley of Rocks, a society of men and boys gather around the fire each night to listen to their history recounted by Nate, the storyteller. Requested most often by the group is the tale of the death of all women. They are the last generation. One evening, Nate brings back new secrets from the woods; peculiar mushrooms are growing from the ground where the women's bodies lie buried. These are the first signs of a strange and insidious presence unlike anything ever known before... discover the Beauty" -- Page [4] of cover.


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Wonderfully Weird submitted by hustonm on July 21, 2018, 3:24pm This book was incredibly weird. It managed to be captivating and horrifying all at the same time. Aside from the horror and surrealism, this is a fascinating look at gender roles and what it means to be human. Read it!

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London [England] : Titan Books, a division of Titan Publishing Group Ltd., 2018.
Year Published: 2018
Description: 197 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book


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