From the author of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, the story of one woman's attempt to prove that life really does count....
AIMEE BENDER is the author of the novel The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake and of the collections The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and Wilful Creatures. Her work has been widely anthologised and has been translated into ten languages. She lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Aimee Bender and her work at www.flammableskirt.com.
Intelligent and engaging ... [A] fanciful and original take
on the quietly helter-skelter world that lies within * The New York
An achingly idiosyncratic story rendered with eloquence, hilarity, and ominous precision * Boston Globe *
Light as a zephyr and unique as a snowflake * The Washington Post *
Fantastic! Bender has a perfect pitch. Her stories are fierce and true * LA Times *
Clever, original and written with brio and eloquence... Bender writes like an angel, with images that strike resonant chords, and her sly humour pervades every page. * Publishers Weekly *