The Laboratory of Love

The Laboratory of Love In this powerful suite of stories set in Spain Africa and North America populated by wild dogs tattoo artists and lost boys Patrick Roscoe s characters lonely damaged nomadic are outsiders in

  • Title: The Laboratory of Love
  • Author: Patrick Roscoe
  • ISBN: 9781551525211
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this powerful suite of stories set in Spain, Africa, and North America, populated by wild dogs, tattoo artists, and lost boys, Patrick Roscoe s characters lonely, damaged, nomadic are outsiders in an often brutal and punishing world In Roscoe s beguiling laboratory, science meets emotion in experiments that attempt to decipher the forces of love, loss, and longing.PatrIn this powerful suite of stories set in Spain, Africa, and North America, populated by wild dogs, tattoo artists, and lost boys, Patrick Roscoe s characters lonely, damaged, nomadic are outsiders in an often brutal and punishing world In Roscoe s beguiling laboratory, science meets emotion in experiments that attempt to decipher the forces of love, loss, and longing.Patrick Roscoe was born on the Spanish island of Formentera He is the author of many acclaimed novels and story collections published in Canada The Laboratory of Love, his first new book in thirteen years, is his first to be published in the United States.
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    • Andrew says:

      From the outset, I understood that my investigations into love must be conducted through the medium of flesh: what I seek lies beneath the skin, below bone, under organs, deeper than blood, beyond scalpel’s reach.I accepted, too, that this path toward the truth would not travel through lush surfaces or shapely limbs.(Pure science must always practice discrimination for which no apology is required; embracing one theory means coldly denying others.)Human beings who are encased within less aesth [...]

    • Vzenari says:

      The title might seem sentimental, and in some ways the stories are sentimental in the eighteenth century sense of the term, which argued that emotion was a way of knowing that was as legitimate (even more legitimate) than rationalism. Make no mistake, though: these are stories about suffering through love, and of love as suffering. Prostitution, serial killing, drug addiction, violence, murder, and betrayal are the stuff of love here. The language is highly poetic, and identities shift from one [...]

    • Wendell says:

      Written in the worst, most self-indulgent style of the “new” fiction: incomprehensible, averse to story, and deliberately opaque and self-referential. I honestly could not bear it.

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