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by Jim Christy
Real Gone turns the myth of the Sixties on its head. The protagonist may be a peripatetic young man on an intense search but he knows, intuitively, that the gaff is in. There are sex and drugs, of course, and politics, even a little rock and roll. That may sound familiar but in this story it isn't. There is also Rhythm and Blues, and jail and murder; some famous people ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published May 15th 2010 by Quattro Books
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We tend to hear about the simple things that make up a historical moment in time. Take the 1960s for example. For those of us who weren’t around to live through that era, we are bedazzled by simple images and concepts that made up that turbulent time. But we aren’t given insight of what the complexities and the difficulties of that time was like. That is the beauty of a good piece of literature. Through the eyes of a well-created protagonist, we can honestly understand what a time period was ...more