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Metaphorosis

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Metaphor, allegory, parable - tales to excite the imagination. A collection of speculative fiction stories.


Susurrus - Trapped in an endless desert, a sorceress hears only the wind.
Coup de Tart - The true story of the Knave of Hearts
One Fine Day in Asgard - What the gods do before twilight
Metaphorosis - Never change, sweetheart. Not into that.
House of Hope - Stone and timbe
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Kindle Edition, 45 pages
Published June 22nd 2013 by Metaphorosis Books
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Sara Snider
Aug 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: indie, genre-grab-bag
Metaphorosis is a collection of short, speculative fiction stories. The stories themselves are quite interesting, featuring, at times, a rather unusual cast of characters. Some stories are clever with deeper meanings woven behind them; others are more lighthearted and fun.

Unfortunately, I found the book could use a little more polish. The writing, on the whole, is rather good. But there are moments of awkward phrasing and passive sentence structure that weakened the narrative. It wasn’t so sever
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Kathy
Aug 11, 2013 rated it did not like it
This is a collection of short stories, some long and some short. I read the book, trying to figure out just what the author was writing about and what his message was. I came away empty handed. I rarely find a book that says next to nothing to me, but this is the book that did. The stories are short, for the most part. The author can write well and very descriptively. However this book just was not for me. I received this from Library Thing to read and review.
Stephanie
Aug 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: e-books
A collection of short stories (some very short) in the fantasy, science fiction and speculative fiction genres.

My favorite story from this group was House of Hope, a story written from the perspective of the house looking into the human condition.

Some of these stories will make you think, and some are just for fun.
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B. Morris Allen grew up in a house full of books that traveled the world. Nowadays, they’re ebooks, and lighter to carry, but they’re still multiplying. He’s been a biochemist, an activist, and a lawyer, and now works as a foreign aid consultant. When he’s not roaming foreign countries fighting corruption, he’s on the Oregon coast, chatting with seals. In the occasional free moment, he works on hi ...more
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