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The Pump [Sydney Warner Brooman]

The Pump [Sydney Warner Brooman]

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For fans of Shirley Jackson and Alice Munro, a Gothic collection of stories featuring carnivorous beavers, art-eaters, and family intrigue.

The small southern Ontario town known as The Pump lies at the crossroads of this world’s violence―a tainted water supply, an apathetic municipal government, the Gothic decay of rural domesticity―and another’s.

In Brooman's interconnected stories, no one is immune to The Pump’s sacrificial games. Lighthouse dwellers, Boy Scouts, queer church camp leaders, love-sick and sick-sick writers, nine-year-old hunters, art-eaters―each must navigate the swamp of their own morality while living on land that is always slowly (and sometimes very quickly) killing them.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Invisible Publishing (Sept. 7 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 144 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1988784794
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1988784793