Orange World and Other Stories Summary
Karen Russell

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Orange World and Other Stories Overview

Orange World is a short story collection by Karen Russell featuring surreal and supernatural events and settings that explore the human condition. A tornado farmer grieves his wife and longs for a deeper connection with his daughters; a teenager falls in love with a preserved corpse discovered in a peat bog; a woman makes a deal with the devil to carry her pregnancy to term. Among others, the stories examine themes related to death, yearning, and threats from the natural world.

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