There are dispatches from haloed single-girl residences in manhattan; from the home in the back of the linden tree the place the 1st child used to be born; from the horsetail scrubland at the back of the seashore membership; an overgrown again backyard that turns into the shrouded level for a reunion. A Russian nanny guards a mystery. a brand new spouse subverts house responsibilities to take care of together with her feminist spouse's mother. An alcoholic daughter is haunted through her mother’s disappearance.
Through the collection’s self reliant yet thematically interlinked narratives, Allio investigates ladies with sharp and smooth edges, and their quest to either include and outstrip their family dimensions.
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