By Lou Beach
Alternately surreal, humorous, ominous, and lyrical, Lou Beach’s 420 Characters deals an event as excellent as any in modern fiction. Revealing worlds of which means in unmarried paragraphs, those crystalline miniature tales that begun as fb prestige updates mark a brand new flip in an acclaimed artist and illustrator’s career.
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Note: whereas a few codecs of this e-book include audio readings of a few of the tales, the Overdrive ePub (which is the resource of this torrent) does not.
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420 Characters by Lou Beach