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by Hiromi Goto
- Awards: James Tiptree Jr. Award Nominee for Longlist (2004)
- Release date: September 1, 2004
- Language: english
- Author: Hiromi Goto
- ISBN: 9781551521572 (1551521571)
- Format: paperback, 176 pages
- Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
- Genres: fiction, fantasy, horror, canada, queer, japan, anthologies, lgbt
About The Book
“Hopeful monsters” are genetically abnormal organisms that, nonetheless, adapt and survive in their environments. In these devastating stories, the hopeful monsters in question are those who will not be tethered by familial duty nor bound by the ghosts of their past.
Home becomes fraught, reality a nightmare as Hiromi Goto weaves her characters through tales of domestic crises and cultural dissonance. They are the walking wounded — a mother who is terrified by a newborn daughter who bears a tail; a “stinky girl” who studies the human condition in a shopping mall; a family on holiday wih a visiting grandfather who cannot abide their “foreign” nature. But wills are a force unto themselves, and Goto’s characters are imbued with the light of myth and magic-realism. With humor and keen insight, Goto makes the familiar seem strange, and deciphers those moments when the idyllic skews into the absurd and the sublime.
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