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Mammother #2020

Mammother The people of Pie Time are suffering from God s Finger a mysterious plague that leaves its victims dead with a big hole through their chests In each hole is a random consumer product Mano Medium a s

  • Title: Mammother
  • Author: Zachary Schomburg
  • ISBN: 9781943888108
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mammother By Zachary Schomburg, The people of Pie Time are suffering from God s Finger, a mysterious plague that leaves its victims dead with a big hole through their chests In each hole is a random consumer product Mano Medium, a sensitive, young cigarette factory worker in love, does his part by quitting the factory to work double time as Pie Time s replacement barber and butcher, and by holding theThe people of Pie Time are suffering from God s Finger, a mysterious plague that leaves its victims dead with a big hole through their chests In each hole is a random consumer product Mano Medium, a sensitive, young cigarette factory worker in love, does his part by quitting the factory to work double time as Pie Time s replacement barber and butcher, and by holding the things found in the holes of the newly dead However, the people die, the bigger Mano becomesXO, the power hungry corporation bent on overtaking Pie Time, and Father Mothers, the bumbling priest, have their own ideas about how to capitalize on God s Finger By contrast, and powered by honoring his own lost loves, Mano fights to resist this exploitation by teaching death to those who can t afford to survive it As Pie Time and Mano both grow irrevocably, Mano must make a decision about how he can best fit into his own lifeWith a large cast of unusual characters, each struggling with their own complex and tangled relationships to death, money, and love, Mammother is a fabulist s tale of how we hold on and how we let go in a rapidly growing world.

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    1. Holy fucking amazing Featherproof Press and Zachary Schomburg have something absolutely breathtaking here.A mysterious plague called God s Finger takes most of the people of Pie Town much too soon, leaving behind a unique death gift within a perfectly circular hole in their chests Young Mano begins to collect these gifts, and stores them all over his body, which begins to disfigure itself grotesquely around them Its pages are full of catastrophe and catastrophic love It s simultaneously gorgeous [...]

    2. If you mashed together Kazuo Ishiguro s The Buried Giant, Shane Jones Light Boxes and Robert Hill s The Remnants, you d get something like this insanely excellent debut novel from Zachary Schomburg.Part whimsical fairy tale, part dark chimera, part astute dissertation on death, part droll study of human nature, Mammother is all genius It is other worldly and fantastical, and Schomberg s unbelievable talent will leave you thrilled, breathless, and heartsick for Just dive in blindly do it now

    3. This is it This is the one When I m looking for a surreal novel, this is what I m looking for This is a brilliant and highly imaginative work of art.It is definitely one of the most original novels I ve read Although surreal, it s not just randomness for the sake of randomness Everything in this book fits together nicely.I love all the bizarre, beautiful images It s very poetic Which is not surprising considering Schomburg is also a brilliant poet Mammother was also hilarious I laughed aloud whi [...]

    4. Too many characters The style of writing is mundane Almost nothing interesting happens Gorgeous cover though.

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