REVIEW: Two forthcoming August titles reviewed by Kirkus

A PERFECT DISHARMONY – Sébastien Brebel

The paradox embedded in the title captures the existential mood of these 13 stories, in which characters remain largely anonymous and situations full of angst. French novelist Brebel’s book comes in at just about 100 pages, so each story unfolds quickly—though “story” in a formal sense is perhaps a misnomer. Brebel is instead a chronicler of pain.

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SCAR – Sara Mesa

A taut and disturbing tale of inspiration which poses questions about the darker material we draw on for art.

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