Trixie

Trixie

by Victoria N. Alexander

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BN ID: 2940011282102
Publisher: Victoria N. Alexander
Publication date: 04/23/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 277 KB

About the Author

Victoria N. Alexander, author of Trixie (2010), Naked Singularity (2003), and Smoking Hopes (1996), is co-founder of the Dactyl Foundation in NYC. With a PhD in English, specializing in Philosophy of Science, Alexander also writes on science, art and poetics. Her non-fiction titles include The Biologist's Mistress: Rethinking Self-Organization in Art, Literature, and Nature (Emergent Publications, 2011). She is currently working on a political satire novel, Locus Amœnus. Her favorite authors are Nabokov and Stanislaw Lem, and she lives on a small organic sheep farm upstate with her husband and son. Alexander's fiction is published by The Permanent Press.

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Trixie 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
asigg44 on LibraryThing 4 months ago
I won this book in an ARC drawing from Library Thing. Well, I have to say that I struggled through this one, but I made it. I found the writing to be too "flowery" and wordy for my taste. This is a story about a stripper named Pixie, who meets another stripper named Trixie (right there is a little weird). Pixie is telling Trixie's story, intermixed with her own. At the begining of the story, Pixie states that Trixie is dead, but does not say why or how. Herein lies the story. The author takes you through a short period of time in which many, many events take place that lead to Trixie's death. The end of the book was a total disappointment for me. It was not as I had expected, but that may or may not be a good thing. Throughout this book, I kept trying to like it, but the truth is, I thought it was only so-so and found myself hurrying through it so that I could get on to my next book. It was just not my cup of tea.
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