Shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award.
People Who Disappear is the haunting debut book of short fiction from one of Canada’s brightest literary up-and-comers, Alex Leslie. In polished, poetic prose Leslie intelligently explores the notion of disappearance and the anxieties associated with things gone missing―family, friendship, sanity, love.
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What the author does very well, however, is relationships. People Who Disappear is full of tense families and lovers alike, whose futures are always just one argument away from dissolving.Read Full Review of People Who Disappear | See more reviews from National Post arts
Leslie is a skilled writer, too, though there are many places where she struggles to find her footing. This struggle tends to manifest itself as a leveraging of mood over story...Read Full Review of People Who Disappear | See more reviews from National Post arts