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The Stagtress

The Stagtress by Kathleen Bryson 1879193302 9781879193307
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THE STAGTRESS by Kathleen Bryson is a holy book, a syncretic novel of scientific, pagan, xtian, gnostic, and folkloric imagery. Its about a little girl who starts to grow stag antlers. Kathleen Bryson, the novelist/artist/evolutionary anthropologist who wrote this ecstatically gender-fluid masterpiece, also painted the trippy cover art and another couple dozen illustrations within. The book occurs this way: Once upon a spacetime, in a medieval forest still shuddering from the Black Death, little Florentine busily grows her own set of stag antlers as she comes of age, then falls in love, and then - Once upon a spacetime, on grimy North London streets, blackened helicopters buzzing overhead, amnesiac Jack undergoes toughlove kokology to recall his old life, and then - Once upon a spacetime, across a bombed-out future desert, Martin hikes naked with only his walking-stick for company, and then -

Author: Kathleen Bryson

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 544

Publisher: Fugue State Press

Publication Date: 2019-07-21

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