Cecilia Lisbon sees it in the fish flies that descend on her Detroit suburb every summer, breeding briefly before dying all at once, leaving millions of carcasses to be swept away like fallen leaves from the streets and yards. Fish fly season coincides first with Cecilia’s suicide and then, a year later, with those of her sisters. The story is bookended by these periods of spectacular death.
Suicides, Psychokillers, and the Question of Audience
Charlotte Rutty
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Reminds me a lot of Pilgrim on Tinder Creek. And maybe Barbara Kingsolver.

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