The Melancholy of Departure by Alfred DePew

By Alfred DePew

Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for brief Fiction. jam-packed with sharp discussion, attractive characters, and offbeat element, the twelve tales gathered within the depression of Departure describe an outsider's global of longing, disillusion, and survival, the place wish is located in unforeseen locations and realizing comes from not likely assets. absolutely conscious of the risks that anticipate us all — loneliness, dedication, heartbreak, love — the boys and ladies during this assortment name out to us from the fringes of society; they're prophets whose messages fall on bored to death ears.

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