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By Robert Kelly

A vampire inhabits the physique of a girl, and makes use of her as a device to understand the realm. An oil tycoon searches for historic towns nonetheless flourishing past the current financial constitution. a physician speculates approximately killing his spouse and operating away along with his mistriss. A Civil battle sharpshooter, wounded at Gettysburg, travels to the Sind as a gold prospector. . . .Each of those fictions, and 7 others is a secret of language branching from its imaginary root. via diversified settings and occasions, Kelly explores the size of a significant topic -- how humans act with no figuring out what's occurring to them, how they go through the enigma of wish and purpose whereas anticipating the area to decipher itself. Written with the readability and palpably sensuous, rigorously crafted type that has gained awards for his poetry, this top-rated assortment, such as the well-known novella "Cities," bought super compliment upon e-book in 1985, and the coveted American Academy-Institute Award.
"Robert Kelly's Scorpions was once one of many best of the cult novels of the '60s, 'cult' being a euphemism for 'undeservedly underread,' and it alerted us to a truly targeted expertise. on the grounds that then, we have now discovered to observe out for his brief fictions, frequently lighting fixtures up the literary international with their excellent mixture of mind, romanticism, and bold mind's eye. This assortment, with such Kelly classics as 'Cities,' and 'The Guest,' is a welcome publishing event."
— Robert Coover
"Readers accustomed to [Kelly's poetry and essays] will locate some of the gains of his paintings from the outset: a lyrical prose variety that combines eroticism and erudition, a spotlight at the act of notion and at the presentation of sensory stimuli and sexual impulses in hugely charged photographs, a feeling of concern, ask yourself and utter bewilderment that human recognition exists in any respect and a primal urge to go away in the back of a mark of his personal specific recognition in sensuous language.... For all their experimentalism, the tales tend to be compelling, packed with unique adventures, erotic encounters and crazed and colourful significant characters. ...For all of the erudition Kelly brings to those tales (many references to vague myths and texts, arcane phrases, strange resources of knowledge), his such a lot amazing skill is to re-create the exhilarating 'hereness' of actual sensation..."
— long island occasions ebook Review

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By Robert Kelly

A vampire inhabits the physique of a girl, and makes use of her as a device to understand the realm. An oil tycoon searches for historic towns nonetheless flourishing past the current financial constitution. a physician speculates approximately killing his spouse and operating away along with his mistriss. A Civil battle sharpshooter, wounded at Gettysburg, travels to the Sind as a gold prospector. . . .Each of those fictions, and 7 others is a secret of language branching from its imaginary root. via diversified settings and occasions, Kelly explores the size of a significant topic -- how humans act with no figuring out what's occurring to them, how they go through the enigma of wish and purpose whereas anticipating the area to decipher itself. Written with the readability and palpably sensuous, rigorously crafted type that has gained awards for his poetry, this top-rated assortment, such as the well-known novella "Cities," bought super compliment upon e-book in 1985, and the coveted American Academy-Institute Award.
"Robert Kelly's Scorpions was once one of many best of the cult novels of the '60s, 'cult' being a euphemism for 'undeservedly underread,' and it alerted us to a truly targeted expertise. on the grounds that then, we have now discovered to observe out for his brief fictions, frequently lighting fixtures up the literary international with their excellent mixture of mind, romanticism, and bold mind's eye. This assortment, with such Kelly classics as 'Cities,' and 'The Guest,' is a welcome publishing event."
— Robert Coover
"Readers accustomed to [Kelly's poetry and essays] will locate some of the gains of his paintings from the outset: a lyrical prose variety that combines eroticism and erudition, a spotlight at the act of notion and at the presentation of sensory stimuli and sexual impulses in hugely charged photographs, a feeling of concern, ask yourself and utter bewilderment that human recognition exists in any respect and a primal urge to go away in the back of a mark of his personal specific recognition in sensuous language.... For all their experimentalism, the tales tend to be compelling, packed with unique adventures, erotic encounters and crazed and colourful significant characters. ...For all of the erudition Kelly brings to those tales (many references to vague myths and texts, arcane phrases, strange resources of knowledge), his such a lot amazing skill is to re-create the exhilarating 'hereness' of actual sensation..."
— long island occasions ebook Review

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