Oct 20, 2020
Virgins & Tricksters
Posted by Rosalie Morales Kearns

These quirky, exuberant stories range from the Caribbean to small town Pennsylvania to a post apocalyptic state forest A noted psychologist and lifelong religious skeptic is scolded by tiny statues of the Virgin Mary Remedios, a recent college graduate, explores the Afro Puerto Rican spirituality of her grandparents and discovers a history book that is writing itself DiThese quirky, exuberant stories range from the Caribbean to small town Pennsylvania to a post apocalyptic state forest A noted psychologist and lifelong religious skeptic is scolded by tiny statues of the Virgin Mary Remedios, a recent college graduate, explores the Afro Puerto Rican spirituality of her grandparents and discovers a history book that is writing itself Dissident geologist Pilar Qui ones is shut out of a shelter during a bio chemical attack and winds up in a forest presided over by a joyful Devil In the story cycle The Wives, we hear from the exiled ex wife of a 20th century revolutionary turned dictator, the abandoned wife of an 18th century pirate, the restless wife of a 10th century priest, and the deposed, indignant wife of God himself Veering between the realistic and the fabulist, these tales might best be described as whimsical realist or magic absurdist.

  • Title: Virgins & Tricksters
  • Author: Rosalie Morales Kearns
  • ISBN: 9780988383708
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • Virgins Tricksters These quirky exuberant stories range from the Caribbean to small town Pennsylvania to a post apocalyptic state forest A noted psychologist and lifelong religious skeptic is scolded by tiny statues of

    Lynn Kanter

    The author is a friend of mine, and a fantastically talented writer Fantastic is an appropriate word, because each of these collected short stories shimmers with something otherworldly God s wife discloses what she has in common with the discarded wives of other Great Men The devil visits a woman in her living room and teaches her what it means to be tempted Tiny statues of the Virgin chide a man into envisioning a different way to live The stories combine erudition and whimsy, a sly feminist wi [...]



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