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In the Flesh: Stories by Koren Shadmi.


Title: In the Flesh: Stories.
Author: Koren Shadmi.
Genre: Fiction, graphic novel, short stories, romance, sexuality, death, mental health.
Country: U.S.
Language: English.
Publication Date: 2009.
Summary: Tales of tortured souls and tormented passion. Some people fall in love, get married, and thrive in happy relationships, and then there are others. This story collection exposes with nightmarish clarity the sorrows of love and desire. In Satisfaction the terrifying depths to which an unloved child once sank return to haunt her. In Radioactive Girlfriend, a student embarks on a torrid love affair with a young woman whose powerful allure is literally nuclear. In Pastry Paradise, a near-death experience takes away a woman's will to live and love, but awakens in her a dark and insatiable appetite. In Antoinette, a young man becomes obsessed with the girl of his dreams - a gorgeous but headless sylph.

My rating: 7/10.
Tags: 2000s, 21st century - fiction, american - fiction, death (fiction), fiction, graphic novels, israeli - fiction, mental health (fiction), romance, sexuality (fiction), short stories

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