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Finch in a Funnel
by W.M. Philion (Goodreads Author)
Flynn Gilday feels the pull of a final trip in life. No sandy beach for him, he enlists his wife Aggie and their best friends to nine back-to-back itineraries meant to spark revelation. But the unwitting travelers are snared at each stop in a net of anonymous smartphone texts, and, ever more vulnerable, they grow frantic to identify the sender. When a bomb explodes in ...more
Paperback, 235 pages
Published July 5th 2012
(first published July 3rd 2012)
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I was particularly drawn to this book because of the fact that the Sahara desert plays such a major role in the telling of the story. It's as if on the one hand we have the perspective of the human story from a geological timeframe, while on the other we have a very real time, present time perspective of human behavior from the happenings to the humans involved in the story. In the Prologue, there are many sentences that required me to run my finger along the lines to keep up with the 'thoughts' ...more
I tried, I really did but I have no idea what the heck this was about. One minute they were planning a trip with some Catholics who were going to leave their 3 young children at home for a month then the next minute there is a long section of prose about Abraham, and I dont mean Lincoln. Maybe this is just way over my literary head but alas I had to give up.