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Soothsayer in Aisle Five

4.44 of 5 stars 4.44  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A collection of four short stories: "Soothsayer in Aisle Five", "Off the Beach", "Photos of Abandoned Places", and "God's Last Experiment".
Paperback, Limited First Edition, 80 pages
Published May 4th 2012 by Fiction Warning
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I really enjoyed Soothsayer in Aisle Five. The concepts are unique, the dialogue true, and the writing tight. Great stuff! I look forward to future stories from this author.
Elly Zupko
Jun 23, 2012 Elly Zupko rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
Soothsayer In Aisle Five is the debut collection from fiction writer Gavin St. Ours. The quiet quartet of stories begins with three stories similar in tone and subject—young Americans figuring out their place in the world through their relationships with others. The fourth story, and the hands-down stand-out, however, is about God. Yes, that God. A quirky story that dances between metaphor and a supernatural reality, “God’s Last Experiment” has the curious effect of changing the reader’s perspec ...more
Josephine Jimenez
Amazing book. Short fiction at its absolute best.
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Gavin St. Ours has an MFA in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore. He is the author of the short story collection, "Soothsayer in Aisle Five". He also blogs at writes Fiction Fridays at

He lives in San Francisco, California.
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