Free Read [Science Book] ☆ Flowing in the Gossamer Fold - by Ben Spivey ✓

By Ben Spivey | Comments: ( 446 ) | Date: ( Jul 09, 2020 )

Ben Spivey s alluringly melodial debut novel of a marriage gone asunder unreels itself with the indisputable logic of dreams and delivers, along its phantasmagoric and dazing way, emotional clarities that feel entirely new Gary Lutz, author of Stories in the Worst Way In mental maps made of out of milk and hair, Ben Spivey negotiates the slick space between our dirt an Ben Spivey s alluringly melodial debut novel of a marriage gone asunder unreels itself with the indisputable logic of dreams and delivers, along its phantasmagoric and dazing way, emotional clarities that feel entirely new Gary Lutz, author of Stories in the Worst Way In mental maps made of out of milk and hair, Ben Spivey negotiates the slick space between our dirt and air You can t count on things to stay how you expect, a man s lover tells him just after handing him a bag of her pubic hair and turning into a kind of bird It is warning meant for him and anybody expecting any less than magic in the lean, prismatic, calming barrage of Spivey s sentences and rooms and hours, built on the all too rare commodity of heart Blake Butler, author of Scorch Atlas and There Is No Year Reading like the troubled offspring of Claire Denis s L Intrus and the surreal ending of Jim Thompson s Savage Night, Spivey s Flowing in the Gossamer Fold creates a deliberate and satisfying confusion between the habitations of the skull, of the word, and of the world A strange and satisfying debut Brian Evenson, author of Last Days and Fugue State Malcolm Blackburn motivational speaker, estranged husband of a bird with orange pubic hair, and lover to a mannequin has a voice that throttled me from the first page, while Ben Spivey an extraordinarily talented and shockingly young new writer demonstrates that his own voice is versatile, vivid, funny, and trenchant I read the book in one eager sitting Flowing in the Gossamer Fold is a bizarre and genuinely exciting debut Nick Antosca, author of Midnight Picnic and Fires Part Jungian allegory, part surreal dreamscape, part Odyssean tramp, Ben Spivey s Flowing in the Gossamer Fold is a romp through distorted time in a landscape carved by sudden oceans built from perpetual rain, where a cityscape has sidewalks littered with disappearing sages, and an edenic forest is graffitied with the father s word The sentences of Malcolm Blackburn s midlife crisis are charged with the energy of a young man the young man who penned this fucked up vision of pain and forgiveness, of what is ultimately the lesson of life it s beautiful, and it sucks Jamie Iredell, author of Prose Poems a Novel and The Book of Freaks


  • Title: Flowing in the Gossamer Fold
  • Author: Ben Spivey
  • ISBN: 9780984706327
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Ben Spivey

Ben Spivey is the author of Black God 2012 Flowing in the Gossamer Fold 2010.



Comments Flowing in the Gossamer Fold

  • Lori

    From author3.5 Stars - Strongly Recommended to readers familiar with genrePgs: 164Meet Malcolm. He is a motivational speaker who is about to lose his motivation, and eventually his mind, after his wife asks him to leave.Malcolm's life is told in a string of events that are not necessarily laid out in order. Sometimes they follow each other sequentially, other times the chapters run parallel to the main plot. Each chapter varies in length - some are only a few paragraphs, while others span 10 pag [...]


  • Matt

    Roundhouse, punch, chop; there’s no room to breathe in the style and flow of Ben Spivey’s Flowing in the Gossamer Fold.Eight chapters I read three times.Two chapters I had to caress a second time.A marriage dissolved and pubic hairs kept in the dash. I swear that’s all I’ll say.


  • Michael

    I made a video review for this book.You can watch it at wingchairbooksClick here to see it: wingchairbooks/2011/01


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    Published :2020-03-12T14:44:32+00:00