Harbors of the Moon by John Hill

By John Hill

wicked and insane. Destitute and frantic. Unwholesome and shattered. features no longer for the faint of center, yet critical to the bright portrayals of the marginalized populations dwelling at the edge of society. Harbors of the Moon's tales are unconcerned with political correctness, starting with an examine the comings and goings of a seedy inn and culminating with a minimum-wage laborer's stark observations of his repellent bosses. In among, you can find stories of the oddballs dwelling in American culture: a Sicilian father ruminating on his Sugar Daughter's failed engagement, whereas a cheesy nightclub ordinary settles down with a suspiciously effeminate momma's boy, to call a couple of. Connecting all of them is a determined desire for something--human connection, even though unsavory, or perhaps a experience of that means in a doubtless absurd world.Harbors of the Moon bargains a beautiful exam of the actual human adventure, in a mode similar to literary nice Charles Bukowski.

Show description

Read Online or Download Harbors of the Moon PDF

Best literary short stories books

In Search of the Bluebird

"In seek of the Bluebird: depression tales on Love and Terror, by way of writer Franco D’Rivera, offers an eclectic and unique collection of imaginitive images of the absurd, headquartered at the zeitgeist of the human in a truth side-stepped, scuffling with the iron grip of constrictions. in a single tale a guy unearths himself in love with a global that's frightened of him.

Shadows

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma has gained overseas approval for her brief fiction. during this, her first assortment – which include a novella and 5 brief tales – Novuyo monitors the breathtaking expertise that has noticeable her win quite a few awards. She sketches, with superb accuracy, the realities of everyday life in Zimbabwean townships and the extraordinary intricacies of being a foreigner in Johannesburg.

The Snows of Yesteryear (Prose Series)

Len Gasparini is a grasp of the darkish, hard-edged, densely layered tale. In his most modern tale collection, The Snows of Yesteryear, he charts the weather of the human middle with compassion, humor, nostalgia, and irony. His characters are formed as a lot via destiny as by means of the hungry ghosts in their personal pasts.

Fetish and Other Stories

Okataloa County, Oklahoma is whatever yet a sleepy city nowadays. Special-needs ghost Billy Craig haunts the neighborhood Pen & Quill inventive Writing Society, whereas throughout city Janice Lynn solves her homelessness predicament by way of profitable self-respect and a lime-green Volkswagen. megastar billionaires and Brangelina updates, continually one click on and inbox away, are digital distractions as those lady protagonists confront life’s storms.

Extra resources for Harbors of the Moon

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 44 votes

admin