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Unflinchingly Honest Commentary: On J. Bradley’s ‘Neil and Other Stories’

Nicole Davenport
Jul 14, 2018 · 3 min read
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Bradley’s story collection delves into family struggles and seeks to show us the world in its entirety.

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Image: Whiskey Tit.

“The first thing Mary saw when she came to was an alligator tail holding a gun. […] The alligator fired at her feet […]”

“It’s genetic, I’ll say, like my father, and his father before, and his father before, and his father before.”

(from “Fleet Street”)

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NICOLE DAVENPORT is currently studying BSc Psychology and hopes to go on to postgraduate education. In her spare time, she reads excessively, paints, and cares for her many pets.

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