Fiction review: Apple and Knife

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About Apple and Knife,
Written by Cameron Woodhead, and was originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald,
Mar 30, 2018

Intan Paramaditha’s Apple and Knife, translated from Indonesian for the first time by Stephen J. Epstein, delivers a short sharp suite of tales. It would be tempting to describe the volume as feminist horror, though undercurrents of violence and misogyny, myth and madness don’t stop it smouldering with black comedy and flickering into moments of unexpected victory.

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