"The Girl With The
Horizontal Walk" is a single story chapbook which published on 1st
June 2019 by SalÚ
Press. The date would have been Marilyn Monroe's 93rd birthday.
Back cover blurb:
heart weighs 300 grams.
As Marilyn Monroe’s body lies in the morgue, fragments of an unfinished
movie coalesce in a swansong of remnants, gossip, memories, doppelgangers
A wry post-mortem of celebrity, identity, objectification, artifice
and reality. The more times I read it, the more I see. The more I think
about it, the more Marilyn Monroe converges. - Priya Sharma, author
of All The Fabulous Beasts
The Girl With The Horizontal Walk is Marilyn Monroe reimagined and
reimagined again, vividly portrayed even as she’s deconstructed.
Andrew Hook doesn’t so much tell a story here as pull you into one,
taking what you think you know and giving it back to you transformed.
I loved it. - Ray Cluley, author of Probably Monsters
story is one of a series of ‘celebrity death’ stories from
the anthology “Candescent Blooms” which is currently seeking
a publisher. Buy it here.
details to follow near publication.
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