By Robert Kelly
"Robert Kelly's Scorpions used to be one of many best of the cult novels of the '60s, 'cult' being a euphemism for 'undeservedly underread,' and it alerted us to a truly designated expertise. on account that then, we've got realized to monitor out for his brief fictions, usually lights up the literary global with their spectacular mixture of mind, romanticism, and bold mind's eye. This assortment, with such Kelly classics as 'Cities,' and 'The Guest,' is a welcome publishing event."
— Robert Coover
"Readers conversant in [Kelly's poetry and essays] will locate some of the positive aspects of his paintings from the outset: a lyrical prose kind that combines eroticism and erudition, a spotlight at the act of belief and at the presentation of sensory stimuli and sexual impulses in hugely charged photos, a feeling of outrage, ask yourself and utter bewilderment that human realization exists in any respect and a primal urge to depart at the back of a mark of his personal specific awareness in sensuous language.... For all their experimentalism, the tales tend to be compelling, jam-packed with unique adventures, erotic encounters and crazed and colourful primary characters. ...For all of the erudition Kelly brings to those tales (many references to vague myths and texts, arcane phrases, strange assets of knowledge), his so much remarkable skill is to re-create the exhilarating 'hereness' of actual sensation..."
— big apple occasions publication Review
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A Transparent Tree by Robert Kelly