The Imperative Mood (Ebook)

Padgett Powell

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Padgett Powell moves from the interrogative to the imperative mood in this exclusive short

Whatever floats your boat, go ahead and float it. Do not have large untenable quantities of despair. Do not go to parades. When you feed orphaned wild animals, do not expect them to make it. Be forewarned. Be careful that your genitals do not show outside the strict confines of your underwear. Learn at least three racquet games during your lifetime.

In this brand new short, Padgett Powell takes the reader on a completely new kind of journey. Just as The Interrogative Mood was stubbornly memorable and persistently illuminating, The Imperative Mood is surprising, funny, sneakily cumulative, charming, and artful. As well as just a little bit bossy.

The imperative is darker than the interrogative mood, we learn.

Publication date: 24/05/2012


ISBN: 9781847658876

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Fiction

Padgett Powell

Padgett Powell

Padgett Powell is a novelist who has taught writing at the University of Florida for over thirty years. His books include his dazzling first novel Edisto and most recently The Interrogative Mood.

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