The Fantasy Writer's Assistant

The Fantasy Writer's Assistant

And Other Stories

Book - 2002
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At times literary, at other times surreal, this collection offers an eclectic group of stories that deal with real-life conflicts, human values, and coming-of-age experiences all placed within fantastical settings. One tale recounts the author's search for a Kafka story that can only be found in an elusive and quite possibly cursed edition. Other stories feature humans dressing in full-body protective exoskins in the personas of old Hollywood movie stars to barter old Earth movies for an alien aphrodisiac and a young boy coming to terms with creation and moulding his own man out of detritus from a nearby forest. In the title story, a great fantasy writer loses touch with the world he has created and pleads with his young assistant to help him visualise the story's end and enable him to complete his greatest novel ever.
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. :, Golden Gryphon Press,, 2002.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781930846104
193084610X
Branch Call Number: SS FORD
Characteristics: xiii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Debneo
Jun 26, 2013

Not my very, very favorite. However, still well worth reading. Will let you know if this author's style is to your taste.

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