Forget Yourself

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Blondee lives in a strange world without memories: just four walls, fifty huts and a hundred forgotten people. She came in with the food rations. Mind and body naked, like everyone. Now she lives in a triangular hut at the edge of everything. They say she was a thief - she has long fingers - and she certainly has a reputation for taking multiple lovers. But haunted by the ghost of a fat man and dreaming of a stone woman, Blondee knows she can reshape the world - she just needs to get the world to listen...

Book Info

  • Original Title:Forget Yourself
  • Author:
  • Rating:7.8 / 10
  • Genre:Science Fiction
  • Language:English
  • ISBN:9781590213643
  • ASIN:-
  • Publisher:Published January 2nd 2016 by Lethe Press (first published August 26th 2012)



IT STARTED WITH A BREAKUP—I imagine that to be common. The book tells us how breakups should happen.


If one person cheats, the other breaks up with them.


It’s simple enough, and happens to be the first proverb on love in the book. Page 15, written in purple biro. Someone I didn’t know had remembered it and written it down.

I had loved her, as far as I could tell; but she couldn’t believe it. She lashed her tongue to all who would listen: Blondee is cheating. Blondee is cheating with Tie. Even after he was dead—especially after he was dead.

‘Never cheat’, says the book. What exactly cheating was, well, that was not so clear. My body—my full hips and thighs and too-small breasts—those I had shared only with her.

But my mind?

Tie had been there from the very start.

When people arrive here—awaken...

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Recent Comments

Flor · 01-18-2019

All i can say is WOW!

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willy · 01-17-2019

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ziana · 01-17-2019

quite amazing.

Simone · 01-17-2019

So sweet. I loved it.

izzy · 01-17-2019

superb story ...superb!!

mitali · 01-17-2019

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