The Phantom Limbs of the Rollow Sisters (review)

The Phantom Limbs of the Rollow Sisters (review) MacGowan to inform him that he is dripping snot aU over himself, which he doesn't seem to mind. To Schaffert's credit, he pushes most of the gimmicks to the side and allows LUy and Mabel to stand on MacGowan's "Unconditional Apology," which includes the lines, "When I spewed this stuff I was a stranger in my own soul," along with a declaration of unconditional love for Appended to the conversations are their own two comparatively normal feet. The more we get to know these girls, the more poignant and engrossing their orphans' tale becomes. Ninety years ago, they would have everyone he has thoroughly slansee at the gates of hell. A genuine one-off. (CF) been played by Dorothy and Liltian Gish in the movies (in fact, Schaffert dered and whom he believes he will aUudes to Orphans ofthe Storm at one point). Like the Gish girls, LUy and Mabel love each other, mainly out of necessity, united by the tragic faUure of their parents. They spend most of the novel apart. LUy goes on a road trip with the sui- Rollow Sisters The Phantom Limbs of the by Timothy Schaffert BlueHen Books, 2002, 50 pp., $23.95 cidal Jordan http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

The Phantom Limbs of the Rollow Sisters (review)

The Missouri Review, Volume 25 (3) – Oct 5, 2002

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MacGowan to inform him that he is dripping snot aU over himself, which he doesn't seem to mind. To Schaffert's credit, he pushes most of the gimmicks to the side and allows LUy and Mabel to stand on MacGowan's "Unconditional Apology," which includes the lines, "When I spewed this stuff I was a stranger in my own soul," along with a declaration of unconditional love for Appended to the conversations are their own two comparatively normal feet. The more we get to know these girls, the more poignant and engrossing their orphans' tale becomes. Ninety years ago, they would have everyone he has thoroughly slansee at the gates of hell. A genuine one-off. (CF) been played by Dorothy and Liltian Gish in the movies (in fact, Schaffert dered and whom he believes he will aUudes to Orphans ofthe Storm at one point). Like the Gish girls, LUy and Mabel love each other, mainly out of necessity, united by the tragic faUure of their parents. They spend most of the novel apart. LUy goes on a road trip with the sui- Rollow Sisters The Phantom Limbs of the by Timothy Schaffert BlueHen Books, 2002, 50 pp., $23.95 cidal Jordan

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