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.

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About pterodactylsamurai

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