(my) toxic relationship(s) [2022]


            What does it feel like to be in a toxic relationship? Do you know that you’re actually in multiple of them? Who’s involved in them? What’s involved in them? Do you feel the pain? Who are you?
            The book (my) toxic relationship(s) tells stories of mundane toxic relationships that maybe many of us can relate to. Readers get narratives from drastically different perspectives depending on how they read through it.
            The book uses a puzzle-like structure that mimics the puzzle of the content. Readers can read the outer part of the book first and find the key in the inner part. The final final text answers can be found on the back of the small accordion book, where everything would be explained. The experience of discomfort, confusion and enlightenment is realized by the use of humor in the construction of the book to provide readers with satisfaction.

            处在一段不健康的情感关系中是什么感觉?你知道自己其实正身处于好几段这样的关系中吗?谁参与其中?什么又被涉及其中?你感觉到疼痛吗?你到底又是谁?
           本书(我的)不健康关系描述了一系列日常生活中的不健康关系,也许我们许多人正在经历这些关系。读者以不同的方式阅读此书所获得的信息和叙述角度也完全不同。
            本书采用了一个类似拼图结构来呼应内容中所存在的谜语。读者可以先阅读书的外部,然后嵌入内部的小书找到所有外部内容相对应的谜底。最初的不适、困惑到读毕时的顿悟,这种独特的阅读体验通过结构和文字得以实现,让读者得到解谜满足感。



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