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Short Story
An abandoned car brings two strangers together.
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Published 2011 by Kindle
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Eve Gaal
This Australian author lives so far away and yet I can identify with her words and truly enjoyed her stories. The artistic tales have creative plots and interesting literary sentences that draw you in a little at a time. Each story gives you a partial glimpse into her character’s dreams, pulling the reader into bleak assumptions that see the cocoon rather than the emerging butterfly. Soon however, each well-selected word brings daylight into the darkness, clarifying the mystery and uncovering th ...more
Brian Bigelow
This is really touching story in many ways. It really didn't end where I expected it to end. Quite a pleasure.
Terry Crawford Palardy
Feb 07, 2012 Terry Crawford Palardy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: all readers
Recommended to Terry Crawford by: Spunky Seniors
In The Red Volkswagen, Rosanne Dingli has offered us a brief glimpse into the lives of two very different people, who meet under unusual circumstance.

We don't learn their names until the end of the story, but we do learn a lot about them. Rosanne skillfully shows rather than tells bits and pieces of the characters' personalities via dream sequences and their behaviors.

The automobile itself is a quiet prop that facilitates some of the actions and interactions.

The ending is open, allowing the read
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Alejandro Canton-Dutari
The Red Volkswagen and other stories by Rosanne Dingli
Reviewed by Alex Canton-Dutari
I have read the author's novels -- According to Luke -- was mesmerizing. But I came along her Wolkswagen series of short stories and found that she is successful in both genres -- novels and short stories. This combination is not easy to accomplish. Rosanne could be included among the great storytellers on the same level as Alice Munro.
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Feb 07, 2012 Rosanne rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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The Hidden Auditorium, a romantic suspenseful novel with historical inclusions. Music, jewellery, history - all in exquisite locations, is this author's latest full-length work.


Rosanne Dingli had numerous articles, stories, reviews, columns and poems published Australia-wide and on the internet since 1986. She has worked as teacher, lecturer, workshop coordinator, magazine and corporate editor, tr
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