Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles: A Novel

Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles: A Novel

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A bold and arresting story about the impossibility of love and the inevitability of grief by the acclaimed author of Everything Matters!

Ron Currie, Jr.'s first two works of fiction, God Is Dead and Everything Matters!, dazzled readers and critics alike with their audacity, originality, and psychological insight. Hailed by the New York Times's Janet Maslin as a "startlingly talented writer," Currie once again moves and provokes us with his latest genre-bending novel,… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Currie’s mash-up of the faux confessional and the impressively depraved is compelling enough to addict his fictional contemporaries to the form.

Though I hesitate to describe Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles as poetry, it is at once poetic and experimental in its reach, and it succeeds without feeling blatantly poetic or experimental.

The first two-thirds of the novel are dramatically more plausible than the final third. Once the book becomes a runaway bestseller, the story seems contrived.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (February 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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