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Brief Perversions

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by: Jesse Koenig
Books with a 5 star rating  (1)
Publication Date: August 26, 2015
Book Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Pages: 90
Binding: Perfect Bound

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Book Synopsis
Brief Perversions is a collection of flash fiction and prose poetry. The title of the collection reflects the brevity of the individual pieces and the various twists they often take. On a broader level, the title also reflects the collection’s theme of life as a brief perversion, as a short and twisted journey.

Many of the pieces engage with pop culture in various ways—alluding to and quoting celebrities, songs, poems, novels, textbooks, commercial products, cereal boxes, etc. In addition, many pieces call into question aspects of western culture (our treatment of the elderly, the emphasis on physical attractiveness, the reality vs. the fairy-tale of love, male-dominated politics, and much more), hopefully without moralizing. That is, the collection, ideally, is a philosophical conversation about what society values and what many of us consider normal.

All proceeds from this first run will be donated to Doctors Without Borders.
Customer Comments
Posted: December 29, 2016
Customer comment 5 star rating
Great book by a great author. I would recommend this book to everyone.