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What Rain Taught Us by Gail Ashton


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What rain taught us follows a mind fracturing into a subjective landscape of association, eflection and invention, where words, images, and conflicting voices tumble and echo almost to the point of destruction. But, gradually, islands of stability form… 

Intimate, disturbing and touching, this collection offers an insight into mental illness as heartbreaking as Unica Zurn’s The Man of Jasmine or Leonora Carrington’s Down Below, and combines writing that is both delicate and raw with graphics and concrete forms. In What Rain Taught Us, Gail Ashton pushes her writing to new levels.

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