By Steve Tomasula
Steve Tomasula is a novelist like no different; his experiments in narrative and layout have gained him a devoted following. Exemplifying Tomasula’s variety, IN & OZ is a heady, avant-garde booklet, rooted in convincing characters while it concurrently subverts the style of novel and strikes it forward.
IN & OZ is a singular of paintings, love, and automobile mechanics. the tale follows 5 various characters—an car clothier, photographer, musical composer, poet/sculptor, and mechanic—who stay in very assorted areas: IN, a back-alley right here and now; and oz., which displays the will for someplace greater. the lads and ladies who populate Tomasula’s panorama desperately wish to fill a void of their lives via numerous media: track, language, dust, mild, and cars. because the plot strikes ahead, the tale of the citizens of INand that in their opposite numbers in OZconverge. a whimsical allegory that tackles category kin, paintings, trade, and language, IN & OZ is a story of the human situation that's as visually compelling because it is moving.
A novel not just for fiction fans, but additionally for artists of all stripes, IN & OZ creates a fable that illumines our personal international because it lucidly builds its own.