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By Vi Khi Nao

ISBN-10: 1573660612

ISBN-13: 9781573660617

Winner of FC2’s Ronald Sukenick leading edge Fiction Prize

An unflinching and riveting meditation at the soreness that attends each part of existence—love and sacrifice and intimacy and beauty—a biography of torture.

Like all of Vi Khi Nao’s acclaimed and award-winning paintings, A short Alphabet of Torture bleeds throughout many modes and genres—poetry, essay, fiction, drama—and itself virtually constitutes a singular of a unique sort. every one story captures the emotional, actual, mental, political, and creative matters that pervade lifelike breath and which, even if very attractive, are packed with pain.


These tales are all points of Nao’s mind's eye that outline the way in which she perspectives production, sexuality, violence, and the position of existence in an ontological approach that is predicated seriously on cultural, social, and creative duress. a few tales like “Winter Rose” and “I Love You Me Neither” upward thrust above the limits of ache to locations of good looks and style and love, the place discomfort has no position, yet clarify how infrequent such moments seem in life.

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