Hair Side, Flesh Side
A child receives the body of Saint Lucia of Syracuse for her seventh birthday. A rebelling angel rewrites the Book of Judgement to protect the woman he loves. A young woman discovers the lost manuscript of Jane Austen written on the inside of her skin. A 747 populated by a dying pantheon makes the extraordinary journey to the beginning of the universe. Lyrical and tender, quirky and cutting, Helen Marshall’s exceptional debut collection weaves the fantastic and the horrific alongside the touchingly human in fifteen modern parables about history, memory, and cost of creating art.
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Review: Hair Side, Flesh SideUser Review - Constance - Goodreads
Not bad, just not my cup of tea. Sound writing, but some of these were like a joke I just didn't get. Read full review
Review: Hair Side, Flesh SideUser Review - M Griffin - Goodreads
Many of the stories in Hair Side, Flesh Side, the debut collection of Canadian weird fantasist Helen Marshall, focus on books, libraries and manuscripts. Hair Side, Flesh Side presents a nice mix of ... Read full review