Jackie Fabulous, strapped for cash, finds herself working in New York for the holidays.
I work in the interactive net web computers spacetime, I live in brooklyn and my family runs an amusement park in washington state....
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I work in the interactive net web computers spacetime, I live in brooklyn and my family runs an amusement park in washington state.
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Reviews by f chong rutherford 166
A review of Sam, Roscoe & Herby f chong rutherford on 09/13/2007Great stuff! Taught, folksy writing that draws you in and then before you realize it, you're in a strange world that somehow feels plausible. The untidy bits of the story (like the notes about Halley's Comet , his lonely life, the co-workers, etc.) serve to heighten the realism of the piece. It's somewhere between Suzuki Koji and Stephen King which is a great place to be.... read
A review of The Down and Out Dinerby f chong rutherford on 09/13/2007The strange imagery and brilliantly odd interactions reveal a supremely disturbed, and most likely unreliable, narrator who's caught either in one of David Cronenberg's nightmares or in the throws of schizophrenia. Either way, it's a compelling work for the most part. The only thing that mars the story is the feeling that it's a first draft. At times the language gets in the... read
A review of The Vegetarianby f chong rutherford on 09/08/2007It's an interesting idea, but it doesn't go anywhere and leaves a lot of headscratching questions (instead of compelling puzzles). What is the food that he needs? Is it really the other crucial element that all desert denizens need? Is he a person or something else ... in which case, what are the rules for him? If I'm supposed to identify with him as a person, and he the opposite... read