He handed me michael giras book the consumer and said ill sell this to you for sixty dollars, but youd better hold onto it because in a few. Consumer by michael gira 200501 from books express. Since 1982, gira has been best known for his work in the medium of music as the vision and driving force behind. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Its a collection of short pieces sort of like stories. My father will guide me up a rope to the sky special edition swans. The next book is the consumer by michael gira, vocalist of swans and various other projects. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Its a collection of short pieces sort of like stories, but more like wild. The book is beautifully kept in my glass encased bookcase. Michael gira author visit amazons michael gira page.
Collected solo home recordings 2001 2010 michael gira. Previously, we found ourselves in the fetishistic fray with tim lucass sublime novel throat sockets. The article was published in 2014, ekaterinburg, russia and translated in 2016. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Murder of a snake in the grass scumble river mysteries, book 4 by denise swans. I found this to be the most repulsive,disturbing, writing i have ever come across and yet,i found myself drawn into the irresistable deep beaty that evocates out of the pages. At the helm of this everchanging vision is michael gira, whose undying. Defying genres as they create and destroy them, the different incarnations of the band under the guidance of michael gira have lead us through fifteen albums worth of touching beauty and unsettling reflection. I believe you though, just from reading the first half of the book. The consumer michael gira signed first edition swans uber. The author, michael rolfe gira born 1954 is an american singersongwriter, multiinstrumentalist, author and artist. The paperback of the the consumer by michael gira, m.
The consumer book michael gira red book coin values online free, buy consumer by michael gira from amazons fiction books store. Again, this is a collection of different short stories from michael and i really like his writing. Included are several fullpage illustrations executed by nicole boitos, in close collaboration with m. It is a collection of stories, most of which were written by gira between 19831986, and 19931994, during the early and mid manifestations of the swans, which saw them release such. He is the main force behind the new york city musical group swans and fronts angels of light. This weirdpress offering is both deliriously repulsive and very well. This book was handmade by gira, and only available to subsrcibers of young gods records. Michael rolfe gira is an american musician, author, and artist. Without moving its head, the dog looked up at the boy, smiling, its tongue hanging loose from its mouth onto the sand, culminating in a billowing pile of foam. Todays installment finds ben arzate delving into the weird and exotic short stories of artistmusician michael gira. The consumer by gira, michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Best known for his work with swans, the consumer is giras scarce first short story collection, published by henry rollins 2. My father will guide me up a rope to the sky swans.
Consumer german hardcover import, january 31, 2005 by michael gira author. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff. This site was designed with the wix website builder. The consumer and other stories by gira, michael, 19950930. The egg michael gira autographed swans experimental fiction the consumer. Swans has been an unstoppable monolith in american underground music for more then four decades.
Consumer enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Most of the consumer is made up of very short stories that almost seem like sadistic anecdotes written. Its a bit bizarre and its a bit abstract, but hes got a good penmanship. Buy a cheap copy of the consumer book by michael gira. Also, yes, its one of the most unremittingly bleak books ive ever read. Jul 31, 2014 this pin was discovered by bree omahony. The consumer by michael gira 1997, paperback for sale. Dedicated to the band of the name, but we also love the bird. Im happy with a pdf copy as im strapped for cash lately.
The consumer by michael gira, 9783934790070, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. My dying brides aaron stainthorpes top 10 books to get. The consumer and other stories by michael gira, 9781880985267, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
He is the main force behind the new york city musical group swans and fronted angels of light. Gira is by no means unfamiliar in expressing the veiled isolation and profound mortality of the human condition in extremis. The consumer by michael gira book cover, description, publication history. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your first box. The consumer michael gira signed first edition swans uber rare. And it is the most downright horrific, disgusting, disturbing, repulsive etc. The consumer is a collection of grotesque and scatologically unsound vignettes written over a span of ten years by the cosmic guru of teethgnashing but melodious gothic drone, m. Giras first short story collection the consumer isbn 1880985268 was published in 1995 by henry rollinss 2. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no. Michael gira is well known for his visceral lyrics and his brutalbeautiful music.
A very good plus copy, showing light scuffing along edges and a bump to front bottom corner. This weirdpress offering is both deliriously repulsive and very wellcrafted. Share the consumer by michael gira 1997, paperback the consumer by michael gira 1997, paperback 1 product rating. It is divided into two parts, the first being the consumer, a series of short stories from the early 1990s, the second, various traps, some weaknesses, made up mostly of prosepoems and vignettes, all dating from 19831986. The consumer, like most of m gira s work is duplicitly lush, beautifull,serene and yet horrific on a quantum metaphysical level. Long out of print and word has it the author, michael gira of swans fame, doesnt want it back in print. Ill provide a disclaimer for this one, but its just too disturbing to not be included in this list. The book includes a cd affixed to the inner back cover featuring gira narrating many of the stories included in the egg, as well as a few stories from his out of print book, the consumer. Read the consumer by michael gira for online ebook. Michael gira the consumer epub to pdf by morcodepimp issuu. Still, gira managed to create one of the most gruesome and vile collections of. Been wanting to read it but i cant find a pdf and the book is really expensive.1517 1005 1228 198 974 1316 671 1667 1348 1344 110 348 1547 826 804 1033 628 838 66 174 1312 821 1140 827 363 1368 1392 217