Download PDF by James Baar: The Real Thing and Other Tales

By James Baar

ISBN-10: 1450553745

ISBN-13: 9781450553742

the true factor and different stories is a mosaic of brief narrative fiction looking to refine golden truth from leaden spin.

The 28 person stories pieced into the mosaic circulate ahead in 4 stages: Fog and Spin, Icy Water and chilly Turkey, symptoms and Portents, Epiphanies. those stories probe some of the comparable historical dilemmas: loose will, corruption, perversion of fact, God and likelihood, honor and hazard, hinges of heritage. paintings and fakery turn out to be a massive leitmotif. All of those stories dwell within the context of human background and confront effectively and unsuccessfully in our time the demanding situations of evil, cultural relativism, desire and religion. sometimes, the gods intervene.

The solid of avid gamers is extensive: outdated and new warriors, politically right teachers, princes, pols, saints, nukey-boat commanders, nerds and quants, spies, thieves. Scenes shift around the final millennia from Chartres to Venice to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre; from the ruins of the dual Towers to the ruins of Berlin; from St. Petersburg and London to Rome, Jerusalem and Los Angles; from the mid-Atlantic ground to big apple and the primeval woods of Upstate ny.

Like all mosaics, items of the genuine factor and different stories could be saw individually. yet , like several mosaics, it's best saw as a whole.

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