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When adjunct professor Stephen Paul accidentally discovers the suicide note of his recently deceased friend, he unwittingly trips a wire into his own enigmatic madness. Within hours, the basic characteristics of his life rupture and are transformed by incarceration and psychiatric chaos. As a prisoner of the state and of his own body, Stephen's existence appears absurd, ...more
Paperback, 406 pages
Published December 7th 2019 by 11:11 Press LLC
(first published November 6th 2019)
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Mental mayhem on a screaming train without a conductor; the essence of Kafka, Camus, and Sartre wrestle for the wheel. An adjunct Professor's life is derailed when he accidentally discovers the suicide note of a recently deceased friend, which unwittingly trips a wire into his own enigmatic madness. Within hours, his life is transformed by incarceration and psychiatric chaos. As a prisoner of the state and of his own body, Stephen's existence appears absurd, ruthless, and barely stitched ...more
I had the pleasure of being a beta reader for this one, and it comes as no surprise that it got picked up and is doing well. There is nothing else like this one out. It's a quirky tale that often had me recalling ONE FLEW OVER THE CUKCOOS NEST, though without being an imitation in the slightest. AS Coomer has always found ways to work his prose like poetry and in this case has actually found a way to deliver the poetry straight out in the "chapters". He's a writer much like Pahlinuk in that he ...more