Nothing but the Rain (Paperback)

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Nothing but the Rain (Paperback)


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A sleepy little town discovers its memories have become part of the water cycle in Naomi Salman's debut novella, Nothing but the Rain.

The rain in Aloisville is never-ending, and no one can remember when it started. There’s not much they can remember. With every drop that hits their skin, a bit of memory is washed away. Stay too long in the wet, and you’ll lose everything you used to be.

By the time Laverne begins keeping a journal, the small town she calls home has been irreparably changed. Every drop of water is dangerous, from leaky faucets to the near-constant rainfall, and a careless trip outside can mean a life down the drain. With mysterious forces preventing escape, calls for rebellion seem to be on every resident’s lips. But Laverne has no interest in fighting. She has no interest in rebellion. She just wants to survive.

Naomi Salman, author of Nothing but the Rain, is a writer, editor, translator, and graphic and layout designer. She has published fiction in both French and English, and been nominated for a Prix du Jeune Écrivain and an Eisner Award. She lives and works in Paris.
Product Details ISBN: 9781250849809
ISBN-10: 1250849802
Publisher: Tordotcom
Publication Date: March 14th, 2023
Pages: 96
Language: English

Nothing but the Rain is a small and perfect apocalypse. Bleak, spare, and beautiful.” —New York Times bestselling author, Alix E. Harrow

“A weird, moving, and utterly chilling story of human loss, fear, and the unknown.” —Adrian Tchaikovsky