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More informationAuthor Kevin Brockmeier counts the O. Henry Prize among the many accolades his speculative fiction has earned. In The Illumination he offers “an inspiring take on suffering and the often fleeting nature of connection” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). When physical pain suddenly manifests itself as shining light, the wounded nature of humanity is revealed.
“This is a radiant, bewitching, and profoundly inquisitive novel of sorrow, perseverance, and wonderment.”—Booklist, starred review