Scenes from the Underground (Paperback)

Scenes from the Underground By Gabriel Cholette, Jacob Pyne (Illustrator), E. S. Taillon (Translator) Cover Image
By Gabriel Cholette, Jacob Pyne (Illustrator), E. S. Taillon (Translator)
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Finalist, Writers Trust Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers

I have just heard for the first time the expression "to make soup" it means to mix the bottom-of-the-pocket drugs of everyone huddled in the club toilet stall, opened MD, ketamine, old dry speed, crushed e pills, to make big lines that will let us forget the past forty-eight hours that have been so difficult.

In Instagram-style vignettes that span Montreal, New York, and Berlin, our narrator -- a doctoral student in medieval studies -- leads us through the bathrooms and back rooms of clubs and raves as he explores the sex, drugs, and music that define queer nightlife.

Accompanied by Jacob Pyne's full-colour illustrations, which perfectly punctuate the narrator's occasional self-destructive melancholy, Scenes from the Underground delivers the fully uninhibited field notes of the club scene.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781487010751
ISBN-10: 1487010753
Publisher: Arachnide Editions
Publication Date: October 4th, 2022
Pages: 168
Language: English