by Jack Dann (Goodreads Author)
Peter Lindsay lives in Melbourne, Australia. Charles Blackford is an American trying to relive a happier time in Athens. Both men have lost their wives. And now they must decide how to cope with the overwhelming changes being wrought by transcendent emergences from the sea. This is the quintessential "First Contact" story, a mind-bendingly brilliant exploration into what i...more
ebook, 76 pages
Published November 16th 2011 by Wildside Press
(first published 2001)
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i am currently reading this and i totally love it. It is a collection of short SF stories, more on the whimisical 'magical realism' side of the street, a la Ray Bradbury. Not quite as far out as Harlan Ellison, but in a similar arena. It is easy to read and enjoyable, he has interesting word usage to derivate from the usual humdrum, and he is able to imbue his characters with depth, probably drawn on from his own experience. I like it, and maybe you will to.