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Commitment and Other Tales of Madness

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  7 reviews
An 18,000 word collection of 6 stories, all centered on the theme of madness. Sometimes rage can accompany madness. Sometimes whimsy. Sometimes longing. From science fiction, to crime, to horror, these stories cover a wide range of genres, but in every case, the main characters are somehow unhindered from their moorings.

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Published October 20th 2011 by Stray King Publishing (first published August 2nd 2011)
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Jon Recluse
Ever wondered what it would be like to go insane? Let Glen Krisch be your guide with these six little field trips into the heart of darkness.
Krisch writes with a master's touch and incredible empathy. Highly recommended!
Glen Krisch is a seriously talented writer and I've loved his novels, liked his novellas a lot and now I can say that I like his short fiction. These are very interesting stories (Krisch never lacks for originally) with a pervasive WTF motif. Good way to pass an hour, but not his best work. I'd highly recommend his novels to get a real feel for how good of a writer he is.
Very good, if not excellent, collection of short stories that will leave the reader, not only wanting more, but seriously questioning their sanity. I'm torn on which was my ultimate, I'll have to say "Web Sighted", because of its excellent ending and "Commitment", because of its beautiful and touching message.
Brian Mcclain
A pretty good selection of stories with descent into madness. They were each entertaining in their own way so picking a favorite is hard.
Dec 01, 2011 Katy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of short, brilliant gems
Shelves: ebook
Another brilliantly evocative piece of flash fiction from Glen Krisch - an old man, alone in the snowy woods, his wife of 50 years is dead ... but is she really gone? Again, beautifully bare-bones work that provides enough structure for us to see all the meat for ourselves. Kudos!
Some interesting stories that could have used a bit more fleshing out to make them truly compelling. A quick and decent read.
Brenda Seaberg
Not a bad book of short stories. I will read more by this author.
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Glen Krisch's novels include The Nightmare Within, Where Darkness Dwells, Nothing Lasting, and Arkadium Rising (Brother's Keeper Book One). His short fiction has appeared in publications across three continents for the last decade.

Besides writing and reading, he enjoys spending time with his wife, romance author Sarah Krisch, his three boys, simple living, and ultra-running.

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