Fancy (Paperback)

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Description


An elderly shut-in delivers a series of pet-sitting instructions to a young couple who've come to watch over his many, many cats. A story (or series of stories) about the ways that methodical, abstract systems interface with messy, personal obsessions, Fancy is a kissing cousin to the work of both the late Henry James and the early Thomas Bernhard: an object lesson in how our need to make sense of the world winds up devouring it whole.

About the Author


As senior editor at Dalkey Archive Press, Jeremy M. Davies acquired authors such as Edouard Leve, Emilio Lascano Tegui and Gerald Murnane. His fiction has appeared in "The Collagist, The Brooklyn Rail," and elsewhere. His first novel, "Rose Alley," was published in 2009.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781940400075
ISBN-10: 1940400074
Publisher: Ellipsis
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2015
Pages: 252
Language: English