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[Read] ➪ Permanent Visitors Author Kevin Moffett – Srl-ltd.co.uk Settled amid the seasonal amusements and condominium lined beaches of the Florida coast the characters who inhabit Kevin Moffett’s award winning stories reach out of their lives to find that somethiRead Permanent Visitors Author Kevin Moffett Srl ltdcouk Settled amid the seasonal amusements and condominium lined beaches of the Florida coast the characters who inhabit Kevin Moffett’s award winning stories reach out of their lives to find that somethi Settled amid the seasonal amusements and condominium lined beaches of the Florida coast the characters who inhabit Kevin Moffett’s award winning stories reach out of their lives to find that something unexpected and mysterious

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Has replaced what used to be familiarSome are stalled in the present alone or lonely bemused by mortality and disappointment Some move toward the future heartened by what they learn from those around them a tattoo artist an invented medicine man zoo animals strangers fellow outsiders Deftly rendered these stories abound with oddness and graceIn “Tattooizm” included in The Best American Short Stories a young woman struggles with a promise that her boyfriend is determined to make her keep In the Ne

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Permanent VisitorsLson Algren Award–winning “Space” a reluctantly undertaken errand forces a young man to finally confront the death of his mother And in “The Medicine Man” hailed by the Times UK as “perfectly pitched and perfectly written” a man recounts his manic attachment to his sisterMoffett’s closely observed stories are candid and complex funny and moving The world of Permanent Visitors is an idiosyncratic and generous one its inhabitants searching for constancy in a place crowded with contradiction

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  • Jim

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsIt's been a while since I've read a collection of short stories that was so inventive and consistently well written Moffett is an extraoridnary stylist but make no mistake this is a character driven collection The language is always in service of the characers rather than as a thing on display to be admired for its own sake It's uirky but endearingly so Can a writer be b


  • John Luiz

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsMoffett is a master of uirky and unconventional storytelling These are not surreal Kafka esue pieces but neither are they at least conspicuously traditionally plotted stories


  • Derek

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsWhat to do with something uite so exuisite as Kevin Moffett's Permanent Visitors a collection of short stories that is at turns funny heartrending imaginative silly striking and most of all memorable? What to do indeed but recommend it to just about everyoneMoffett's focus on region this collection represents a distinctly non Disney Florida reminded me of fellow John Simmons Short Fiction Award winner Ryan Harty whose also excellent collection Bring Me Your Saddest Arizona is kind of a depressing brother to Moffett's But Moffett's voice is all his own and I find that this collection is at its best when hewing closely to traditional literary fiction The Gardener of Eden is astonishing exceeded only by The Volunteer's Friend both longer st


  • Tasha

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsI first heard Kevin Moffett read some of his work at a writing residency in 2010 and it really impressed me Ever since then his first collection of stories Permananent Visitors has been on my to read list Very glad I finally got around to reading it I absolutely loved a few of these stories The collection as a whole was filled with memorable characters What I really loved was Moffett's ability to capture the uirky rea


  • P.

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsIt's hard for me to pinpoint why these stories were so satisfying It was like eating a meal with all of the flavors and textures in the right place without getting in their own way The stories were of a good length and their plots and characters didn't beg for less or They had just enough detail and the poignant moments weren't overwhelmed by humor or vice versa I was just really impressed


  • rebecca

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent Visitorsmedecine man is mind boggling that the rest of the collection but it is VERY mind boggling the other stories are pretty good pretty sad and stuff it's just that medicine man blew my mind so hard i read it in mcsweeneys 16 there is another really good story i liked in that about a girl in a wheelchair


  • Jerry

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsSome of you may know Kevin Moffet from growing up in Ormond Beach He is an excellent writer Good collection of short s


  • Matt

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent VisitorsHilarious well crafted short stories Pretty much everybody is bound to like Tattooizm A Statement of Purpose and Ursa On Zoo Property and Off”


  • kirsten

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent Visitorsgood solid short stories but i guess that's why he won the iowa short fiction award yeah


  • kathryn

    Permanent Visitors doc ✓ Paperback Permanent Visitorsi really enjoyed it short stories all set in florida florida is a weird place so allowed for funny weird stories from t