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By Toby Litt

Emotionally compelling and officially cutting edge, Life-Like is Toby Litt’s so much formidable choice of brief tales thus far, bringing to fruition issues first aired in his past books, Adventures in Capitalism, Exhibitionism, and I Play the Drums in a Band Called Okay. Life-Like is a ebook approximately our globalizing and atomizing world—with tales set in India, Sweden, Australia, and Iran—that additionally appears to be like at how we meet and fail to satisfy and what connects us to each other, in addition to waste and communique, and, in flip, conversation via waste.

The twenty-six tales commence with Paddy and Agatha, an English couple final noticeable in Litt’s Ghost Story. Following the stillbirth in their moment baby, their marriage has lightly started to break down. Paddy and Agatha either meet another person. First, Paddy meets Kavita, and Agatha meets John. Then each one of those 4 engages with a distinct new person—and so on, via a doubling and redoubling of in detail interconnected tales. the remainder brief tales exemplify Litt’s extraordinary, unflinching prose. 

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