As he demonstrated in The Fox and Other Stories, (Turtle Press - 1996) and The Man Who Saw Himself (Xlibris -2002), Ed Robison continues to watch and listen closely to the world around him. This new collection reveals fresh poignancies and acutely observed quotidian mini-dramas that can easily burn into the consciousness of those willing to pause and listen. The River of Fire, the key story, is another unforgettable look at the horror of war. aIt wouldnat be entirely out of line to characterize Ed Robison as a Damon Runyon of the resorts, retirement communities, logging towns and ... porch swings of the Northwest.a aJim Nisbet Author of Prelude to a Scream.Whatever Hastings might have thought Chinese opera was, he was not prepared for the reality of it. ... Hastings could not make heads or tails of the plot. ... most elegant costumes were worn by Hua Dan, or Flower. ... He knew that he would never understand all of the actorsa#39; gestures, let alone the songs and the words, but the rhythm; the colors; the mime, the music and virtuoso acrobatics captured hisanbsp;...
|Title||:||RIVER OF FIRE AND OTHER STORIES|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2011-06-13|