Other Things You Should Read: The Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine

Forty years ago I first linked up with Unguentine and we made love on twin-hulled catamarans, sails a-billow, bless the seas…

Stanley Crawford’s novel, The Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine, is superb, magic, primeval, and bizarre.

Crawford is a masterful writer. He managed to create a hypnotic, dream-like adventure with virtually no identifiable plot.

This book is a blurry painting.

It is the (not impossible)dream-life of a (more)magical-(less)realist and everybody who has ever wanted to be in love should read it.


About pterodactylsamurai

Author of Love in the Time of Dinosaurs (2010), Chiaroscuro (2009) and editor of Unicorn Knife Fight Webzine
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