Cover Stories (Volume 1: Sinners & Beginners)
COVER STORIES; 8 Classic Songs Remixed As Short Stories
A new kind of book that takes some of pop's greatest tracks and "covers" them as short stories.
Praise for "Cover Stories" "Funny, smart, chilling, moving and ultimately heartbreaking – if you like music, space travel, satire, counterfactual history, love and the human condition... you'll love these... This deserves...more
The author takes eight songs, most of which are instantly familiar (Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil” for example, or Hendrix’s “Hey Joe”), and writes a short story that cleverly intertwines with the title song. This is no mere re-telling of the song, but a creation of a different world that has echoes of the song in it.
The stories are paced exactly right, with a great blend of humour, pathos, sci-fi, and one story in particul ...more
What a brilliant idea, so simple yet absolutely and utterly entertaining. What they’ve done is chosen a selection of well-known songs and then using the title and theme of the song turned them into little easy-to-read stories.
Well, I have to say the writer could not have done a greater job.
A great concept and one that’s been executed to absolute perfection. If you’re a music lover ...more
Please take a chance in this book, it is a fabulous feat of story telling, which will leave one with a feeling of " wow what just happened here?" I really cant recommend this book enough.