Variations of a Brother War

Variations of a Brother War Fiction VARIATIONS OF A BROTHER WAR focuses on the lives of two brothers and the girl they are both in love with Against the background of the Civil War these brothers become soldiers engaging in t

Fiction VARIATIONS OF A BROTHER WAR focuses on the lives of two brothers, and the girl they are both in love with Against the background of the Civil War, these brothers become soldiers, engaging in the most desperate kinds of battle With ornate and impeccable prose, J A Tyler tells the story of a tumultuous love triangle and how it intersects with the astounding tragFiction VARIATIONS OF A BROTHER WAR focuses on the lives of two brothers, and the girl they are both in love with Against the background of the Civil War, these brothers become soldiers, engaging in the most desperate kinds of battle With ornate and impeccable prose, J A Tyler tells the story of a tumultuous love triangle and how it intersects with the astounding tragedy of war In a world where everything has its own ghost, life is strange and beautiful, even in the midst of conflict.

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  1. J A Tyler is the author of the poetry collection Variations of a Brother War, the collaborative novel No One Told Me I Was Going to Disappear co authored with John Dermot Woods , and the hybrid novellas Water and Colony Collapse His work has appeared with Diagram, Sleepingfish, Caketrain, The Fairytale Review, New York Tyrant, Black Warrior Review, and others For , visit chokeonthesewords.

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  1. I d be confused as to whether this was poetic prose or prose poetry if I thought there was really a distinction to be drawn or that it mattered at all Either way, I love it Two brothers in love with a girl and a girl in love with two brothers The writing dashes all around, swooping and diving and flying in and out and around the characters I literally read the book straight through, I just couldn t take the chance that I would miss something I ve come to have really high expectations when it com [...]


  2. This is a novel told in triptych prosepoems, each of one hundred words They tell the stories of brothers, Miller and Gideon, and the girl they love who loves them back, Eliza It reminds me a lot of Peter Markus in the best possible way because is there any other way to talk about Markus , but it is firmly a Tyler title The repetitions build and built, telling of their lives, retelling, over and over, with variations, twists, turns, inverses It s a novel that builds slowly but carries great weigh [...]


  3. The chaotic non constraints of war and love are the only environments in which fairness can exist.In Variations of a Brother War, J.A Tyler manifests these ideas as a pair of brothers and the woman between them Tyler sets this up in such a way that Gideon, whose alpha crassness is offset by the sweetness he gives us in tiny increments, and Miller, whose edges are slowly revealed in spite of his forthright pansy ass demeanor, rotate around Eliza, who plays the part of the sun the great provider, [...]


  4. It seems there are many J A Tylers, each with hammers and chisels and methods of distillation they would call their very own The J A Tyler at work between the pages of VARIATIONS OF A BROTHER WAR Small Doggies Press, 2012 is a careful architect of elegant short sentences presented in sections of 100 words each three sets per page, each page consisting of a triptych focused on a theme unfolding around Gideon, Miller, and Eliza.Read the full review at the THE FIDDLEBACK scroll a bit.




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