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In the opening of this novel, which is set in 1991, a grotesque personal tragedy has caused Anna to take to the road, abandoning her job, her husband and baby son.
IN HER NOVEL ‘WHEN THE STARS GO DARK,’ PAULA MCLAIN DRAWS ON ABUSE CASES, INCLUDING HER OWNMAUREEN CORRIGANAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That dignity resides in the miserable daily onslaught of unexpected maladies and misfortunes, some of which boggle the mind in their grotesque improbability but all of which must be ignored instantly and totally.
THE NATIONALS DIDN’T SEEK THIS PAIN, BUT THEY MIGHT BE GROWING FROM ITTHOMAS M. BOSWELLAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tragically, the author of this short story collection — who once described himself as “a grotesque parody of the model minority” — died last year at 28.
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The wealth gap in this country is grotesque, and highly correlated with race.
WHY I’M GIVING UP MY BOARD SEAT TO MAKE ROOM FOR SOMEONE FROM AN UNDERREPRESENTED COMMUNITYJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
However, the way Alexander weaves together the grotesque, shameful history of the institution of slavery and shows that through systems both perpetuated and accepted by society, its worst effects were not only allowed to continue—but were thriving.
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The costumes were exceedingly grotesque and suggestive of the New rather than of the Old World.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The educated world repeated to itself these grotesque fallacies till it lost sight of plain and simple truths.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He found himself trying to frame the words, but they broke into incoherent prayers, still to the same grotesque tune.
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