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By Toby Litt

Emotionally compelling and officially cutting edge, Life-Like is Toby Litt’s so much bold choice of brief tales thus far, bringing to fruition issues first aired in his earlier books, Adventures in Capitalism, Exhibitionism, and I Play the Drums in a Band Called Okay. Life-Like is a publication approximately our globalizing and atomizing world—with tales set in India, Sweden, Australia, and Iran—that additionally appears to be like at how we meet and fail to satisfy and what connects us to each other, in addition to waste and conversation, and, in flip, verbal exchange via waste.

The twenty-six tales commence with Paddy and Agatha, an English couple final noticeable in Litt’s Ghost Story. Following the stillbirth in their moment baby, their marriage has lightly began to break down. Paddy and Agatha either meet another individual. First, Paddy meets Kavita, and Agatha meets John. Then every one of those 4 engages with a special new person—and so on, via a doubling and redoubling of in detail interconnected tales. the remainder brief tales exemplify Litt’s notable, unflinching prose. 

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Emotionally compelling and officially leading edge, Life-Like is Toby Litt’s such a lot formidable choice of brief tales so far, bringing to fruition subject matters first aired in his earlier books, Adventures in Capitalism, Exhibitionism, and that i Play the Drums in a Band referred to as ok. Life-Like is a publication approximately our globalizing and atomizing world—with tales set in India, Sweden, Australia, and Iran—that additionally seems to be at how we meet and fail to fulfill and what connects us to each other, in addition to waste and communique, and, in flip, conversation via waste.

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