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The title story won a Charles Angoff award in 1987 These stories are a modern bestiary which rework the stuff of mythologies spanning the cul Elegantly conflating classicalmythic narrative modes and such an array of complex reproductive strategies that an invertebrate nature documentarian would be dizzied by them The Hungry Girls becomes a kind of alternative ethnography to a teemingly strange world beautiful playful disorienting satiric apocalyptic Nothing may foreseen in these stories each unexpected progression may turn outwards to the universal as easily as inwards and few find their way to finales which may be predicted from their openings Digressions and expansions somehow pick up momentum of their own and supplant their origins bringing each tale to satisfying close well outside of its initial apparent scope And despite the diversity of approaches and voices Eakins' program maintains a rare cogent cohesion throughout its parts each nearly eually essential Very much a new favorite even from the first few stories and rare in such a collection those that followed did not slacken in the least

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Hungry Girls and Other StoriesTures of the planet reclaiming for the Imagination its territories from Science They are counterfables in which the usual fabulous project is Fans of Robert Coover would relish these stories each a world of its own I read this collection slowly to both relish it and as a palate cleansing necessity since the stories teach you its own language and logic The beauty horror and wonder of nature and creatures comes alive here Though the phrase is used often Patricia Eakins is a treasure