Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle without knowing the picture? If so, you'll have a pretty good approximation of the surreal trip through Olive Lemon's world. Catherine J. Gardner's imagery manages to be strange and impossible and at the same time very, very real. This is Gardner's quirky, dark fantasy in high form, and spoilers be damned, the ending will grab you by the metaphoric throat.
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