“Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow” featured on Recommended Reading

One Story issue #28, “Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow” by Patrick Somerville is featured as the new Recommended Reading by Electric Literature! Unless you are one of our charter subscribers, you probably missed this early gem from 2003. It was the very first publication by Patrick Somerville, and One Story was honored to introduce him to the world. Now he has a wonderful new novel, This Bright River, out in stores! Pick up your copy today. And be sure to read my¬† introduction over at Recommended Reading, as I give 5 reasons to read this sharp and funny short story: spray on cheese, Star Trek, the Deathblow, Patrick, and JOY.

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