Severance

Stories

by Robert Olen Butler

Severance

Hardcover, 263 pages, Chronicle Books Llc, List Price: $22.95 | purchase

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning master storyteller presents a collection of sixty-two stories, each exactly 240 words in length, that reveal the thoughts and feelings of individuals whose heads have been severed from their bodies, including such characters as Medusa, Anne Boleyn, a chicken, and a man decapitated on the job in 2008.

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