But Our Princess reviewed at Curbside Splendor

Best is a master wordsmith; he is an artisan residing in that hazy place between prose and poetry.  Strings of metaphors and vivid and surprising imagery appear throughout But Our Princess is in Another Castle like a slideshow.  The labored language demands your utmost attention.

This is not a book you read quickly; rather, dissect, spend the same innumerable hours with as you did playing video games when you were young and trying to get the high score in Pacman or beat Ganon in The Legend of Zelda.  Like video games, Best’s prose poems will take you to secret worlds filled with anything you can imagine (and some things you never thought you could).

Aw, shucks.  Read the rest here.  Thanks, Joey Pizzolato!

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