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Chana Porter

Författare till The Seep

2+ verk 420 medlemmar 22 recensioner

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Foto taget av: Photo by Peter Bellamy for The Playwright Portrait Project.

Verk av Chana Porter

The Seep (2020) 351 exemplar
The Thick and the Lean (2023) 69 exemplar

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Multiverses: An anthology of alternate realities (2023) — Bidragsgivare — 19 exemplar

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genderfluid
Nationalitet
USA
Organisationer
The Octavia Project

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I liked this. Felt like a unique variation on the "Alien Invasion" trope.
 
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evanmangiamele | 19 andra recensioner | Feb 29, 2024 |
Imagine a utopia. Aliens have arrived and almost everyone partakes in their mind-altering substance, The Seep. On The Seep, we realize we are all one, and we could be anything. The environment is fixed and capitalism is over. People decide to sprout wings, grow antlers, stop aging. Become babies again.

What does it mean to grieve and feel broken in a world where all of your basic needs are met, where everyone wants to help you? My favorite line in the whole thing: "Everything is unfolding as it should, and that doesn't mean I can't be mad about it." Said as a chorus. In a church service.

Listen, I am going to be thinking about this for a while. But I loved this! I am going to have to get a copy of my own to keep when I return this to the library!
… (mer)
 
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greeniezona | 19 andra recensioner | Feb 20, 2024 |
I think this book is going to have a much more profound impact on me than I realise and I’m so grateful for having read it
 
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cleverlettuce | 19 andra recensioner | Nov 6, 2023 |
The sort of alternate world in this novel wasn't quite different enough from ours to be that intriguing. I was under the impression that it would swap some concepts, but really, although the world's history and peoples are entirely different, it just greatly increased both the body shaming and demand that women act as sexual objects that we've got, and took our existing capitalism to some terrible and logical conclusions. Gave the impression that women really just can't win, and is notable for making lots of foods sound absolutely incredible, and lots of sex sound absolutely awful.… (mer)
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bibliovermis | 1 annan recension | Apr 18, 2023 |

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2
Även av
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Medlemmar
420
Popularitet
#58,060
Betyg
½ 3.7
Recensioner
22
ISBN
16

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