Reincarnation Blues (Paperback)

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Meet Milo, a human soul who's lived nearly 10,000 lives, and has 5 more chances to get it right before he's forced to walk the metaphorical plank into Nothingness. Meet Suzie, aka Death, who is sick of being Death, and would rather quit her job and open up a candle shop. Milo and Suzie are in love. Milo is considered a great soul, a wise soul, a soul who has been around the block a time or two... or ten thousand. Milo isn't nearly as interested in Perfection—his supposed goal— as he is with Suzie and the time in-between lives he gets to spend with her. In a book where deaths outnumber the page count, I was surprised to find quirky being one of my first ways of describing Poore's work. Reincarnation Blues achieves capital p Perfection. — Hanna Yost

About the Author


Michael Poore's short fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, Southern Review, Agni, Fiction, and Asimov's. His story "The Street of the House of the Sun" was selected for The Year's Best Nonrequired Reading 2012. His first novel, Up Jumps the Devil, was hailed by The New York Review of Books as "an elegiac masterpiece." Poore lives in Highland, Indiana, with his wife, poet and activist Janine Harrison, and their daughter, Jianna.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780399178504
ISBN-10: 0399178503
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Publication Date: July 10th, 2018
Pages: 384
Language: English
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