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AssumptionsBy Annelies Verbeke
.Pairing the craft and dexterity of a poet with the ability to vividly bring unlikely characters to life, Annelies Verbeke takes a wry and curious look at the quirks and customs of human behaviour and relationships.
In fifteen separate, but connected stories, Assumptions weaves a narrative that is as dizzyingly disorientating as it is uncannily familiar. A roll call of unexpected individuals disappear and reappear throughout this novel-in-stories, serving to remind readers that like the book’s protagonists, they too must suspend…
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I enjoyed her book. A haunting and emotionally charged story about the search for connection in all its strange guises.'—Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation.