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The Weight of Flesh
Good stories resemble a car slamming into a concrete wall; destruction that keeps you glued, rubbernecked at wreckage, unable to avert your eyes. But great stories get you behind the wheel, let you experience the carnage firsthand. Get in the driver's seat, buckle up, and indulge in a twisted story constructed of poetic block, mortared with violence and madness. In an epic ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published July 6th 2019 by Independently Published
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The best work of fiction I've had the pleasure of reading in years! The talents of this author knows no bounds. His book is captivating from page 1. The succinct prose keeps the pages turning. How this author is not on the "best sellers" list is beyond me. The first person narrative puts you right there in the mind of Frank. His life detailed from current times and through flashbacks paints a marvelous picture as to why things happened the way they did. The author's achievement in this book are ...more
A strange book. This may be a realistic portrayal of the inner life of a convicted murderer who is likely psychotic. (I wouldn’t know, not being a murderer.) The narrator is unreliable, though, so the story line switches around. Don’t read this if you can’t handle a bit of gore and a fair amount of confusion. The ending is probably appropriate, but not exactly satisfying. The writing is wonderfully free of misspelled words and bad grammar.