Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
Someone ought to write a history of literary misdirection—the story of the stories that avoid telling stories, the tales that set out towards a goal and never quite get there. We think of this as a postmodern conceit, but its roots can be traced in Tristam Shandy, Don Quixote, perhaps even back to Apuleius's The Golden Ass. At an extreme, such narrative…
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