Like Blood in Water: Five Mininovels by Yuriy Tarnawsky

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By Yuriy Tarnawsky

A surrealist account of the artistic and descriptive arts. In those 5 surrealist collages, waking existence consistently provides means earlier than the onslaught of goals. Yuriy Tarnawsky has condensed the vastness of scope usual of novels into shorter fragments—mininovels—that require the reader’s lively participation. The tone is a stability of dead-pan comedy and solemn gothic, occasionally a near-parody of wide-eyed candor, occasionally recounting totally mad or slightly plausible states of affairs.A candidate for significant surgical procedure struggles unsuccessfully to prevent it. strangers meet, and finally marry, after partaking in scream treatment. A pianist stops taking part in simply because he believes his hand isn't really there whilst he sits on the keyboard. a personality sees the enormous blue and white plants he has craved his complete lifestyles merely on the example of his electrocution. Tyler Pavarotti, a tailor, voluntarily takes a task in a creation during which he'll be killed. Tarnawsky’s language is sublime and cautious, and his studied focus of rhythm permits his paintings to go beyond prose, nestling someplace in the realm of musical composition. either tragic and gorgeous, in those tales existence dissolves in time like blood in water. 

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The memory of the two incidents seemed to have been pushed permanently out of his mind. former pianist fitipaldo 39 It was an all-Chopin concert and the first half went perfectly. But during the second half, in the middle of the Grand Polonaise, Nelson Fitipaldo’s right hand stopped playing again and he instantly recalled the previous two incidents as if they had happened just seconds before this one. He felt that things wouldn’t go as well this time as on the previous two occasions and his stomach was one big cramp like the clenched fist of a giant man that had somehow found its way inside him.

What sort of a rattle? R. York: White and gray…I mean blue…. It’s gray in the photograph, because it’s in black and white, but I think it was blue….

Nelson Fitipaldo (calmly and extremely politely): This cannot be, Dom Rodrigo. ) thirty-seven minutes. Rodrigo Vargas (the decal of anger turning red and becoming threedimensional ): Don’t act like a clown, Dom Nelson! This is my place! Get out of my way! ) Nelson Fitipaldo obediently steps aside and lets Rodrigo Vargas come into the hallway. Nelson Fitipaldo (most gently and politely): You are welcome to come in Dom Rodrigo. See for yourself. Rodrigo Vargas steps into the apartment and sees his mistake.

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