Goldfish Tears by Curtis Ackie: A good looking collection of shorts. Here’s the descriptor:
A perturbed bachelor is beleaguered by his misbehaving shadow; a reclusive alchemist builds a machine to right his wife’s disfigurement; the sun forgets to rise over a sleepy town in the middle of nowhere. Equal parts haunting and outlandish, Goldfish Tears is an enchanting collection of short stories by Curtis Ackie, a young British-born author concerned with the magic of dreams as escapism.
The book is full of charming illustrations that evoke whimsy and dread:
2 thoughts on “Goldfish Tears (Book Acquired, 3.16.2012)”
What a great title. I will have to pick up a copy.
This sounds fantastic!! Thanks for posting this!