The Rumpus: Last Book I Loved


Thieves I’ve Known, Tom Kealey’s debut story collection, charts a gothic landscape which is sometimes made literal as fantasy, and sometimes ripples the stories’ realist surfaces as parable. It is by turns as surreal as a dream and as visceral as a boxer’s swift uppercut, the debut of a wise, measured fictional voice. Kealey’s meticulously crafted stories resonate with empathy and insight.

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