Coup de Foudre: A Novella and Stories

Coup de Foudre: A Novella and Stories


The explosive new assortment through the distinguished writer of Thirst and PEN/Faulkner Award finalist Pu-239 and different Russian Fantasies, Coup de Foudre is the type of groundbreaking paintings of literary invention Ken Kalfus' lovers have come to anticipate.

The audiobook is anchored through the whole textual content of the provocatively topical name novella that seemed in Harper's, a occasionally farcical, eventually tragic tale in regards to the president of a global lending establishment accused of sexually assaulting a housekeeper in a brand new York resort. Recalling fresh information occasions with irony and compassion, Kalfus skewers foreign political gridlock and the hypocrisies of appropriate sexual behavior. In "The second They have been ready For", a assassin on loss of life row casts a spell granting the population of his urban the foreknowledge of the dates they'll die. In "v. the big Hadron Collider", a pass judgement on distracted by means of the faint probability of an adulterous affair needs to make a decision even if to throw out a nuisance lawsuit that increases the even fainter risk that the complete Earth could be destroyed. "The Un-" is a nostalgic tale of a tender writer's struggles as he attempts to surmount the great, seriously guarded wall that it seems that separates writers who've been released from those that haven't.

Varying boldly in subject, atmosphere, and tone, the tales in Coup de Foudre percentage Kalfus' particular humor and mind, inextricably certain with excessive literary ambition.

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