Reviewed: Vincent Standley’s “A Mortal Affect”

Review by Tobias Carroll A Mortal Affect by Vincent Standley Calamari Press; 189 p. Describing Vincent Standley’s novel A Mortal Affect doesn’t entirely prepare the reader for the book to come. In it, there are prophecies, revolutions, the lamentations of a suicidal immortal, and the constant threat of the world ceasing to exist. Yet the focus here isn’t on the otherworldly elements so much as it’s with the minutiae of daily life in this highly stylized society — and how […]

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