Thursday 16 July 2015

Book Review: Alchemy by Jade Kennedy

Title: Alchemy
Author: Jade Kennedy
Publisher: epubli GmbH
Publication Date: 7 July 2015
Pages: 56
Format: E-Book - EPUB
Genre: Poetry / Flash Fiction
Source: Review Copy from Author
Available from Amazon

'Alchemy' is a collection of flash fiction interspersed with poetry which explores a world of surrealism and magical realism. The name alchemy came from my desire to create stories about transformation and are other-worldly. The opening piece 'A Collection' tells of a woman who collects borrowed expressions; 'Eden' is about a woman who transforms into a lizard while struggling with isolation. The stories themselves range from dark to light. (Goodreads Synopsis)

Alchemy by Jade Kennedy offers a delightful collection of thought-provoking poems and vignettes. Two of my favourites were Mosaic and Glass Butterflies. Worth a look if you like your poems abstract and atmospheric.

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