Hat I enjoyed immensely Cat the Cat Flintstones Shush Stadium are absolute fun readsApartment starts with a happy note but ends with a melancholy tone to it Old Spice doesn t use a full stop throughout and is almost poeticOverall this anthology is a delight and something I d love to read ver and ver again Extremely short collection f extremely short prose Also short Nemico of depth character and intrigue Could ve been an interesting collection but was like the ruminationsf someone Cannella e polvere da sparo on a long distance creative writing course I don t think I enjoy flash fiction very much Don t get me wrong I do like short stories but these stories are so short I couldn t really savour them Fresh Flash Flash fiction can be like sampling the latest haute cuisine at anverpriced restaurant The servings are small there s really nothing new happening and you leave wondering what all the fuss was about As someone who reads a lot f short stories I find the genre closer to poetry Good flash fiction is all about cadence craft and creating that perfect picture for the reader Larry Brown s Satellite has stories that showcase the best f what flash fiction can be There s humor and poignancy in Roots which manages to catch that perfect moment that magically communicates an entire relationship in a few sentences Some danger and darkness in Shush Cat the Cat and the amazingly well crafted and heartbreaking Old Spice And f course the absurdity f a Cajun polka band and programmable slipp. And18 flash fiction storiesFrom the autho.
This brief collection f supershort stories is clever and varied but ultimately not as accessible as I would have liked Larry Brown is very thrifty with his words but ften the thrift becomes stingy and teasing making the stories enigmatic instead DOGA AST of expressiveFor about halff the stories I had no idea what was going Poems (The I Tatti Renaissance Library) on and I am a fairly smart person It is a dilemma I recognize being both a producer and consumerf poetry at various points in my life how to convey your idea with an economy Bleach, Volume 05 of words but still connect with the reader Sometimes Mr Brown did this to great effect and I thought the second halff the collection was much stronger in this regard than the first half But in general I was spending too much time figuring Gather Together in My Name 1ST Edition out what was goingn and not enough time just enjoying the experienceIn those times that the story was able to hook me and I deciphered the hidden message I did enjoy it however I thought the emotional content could have been amped up a bit Sometimes I would get it and then say So Other times I found myself wishing I knew about what the people in the stories were feelingSo a curious experience but not fulfilling enough for me to repeat However if puzzling Pentimento over short stories and their unexpected meanings sounds appealing this may bef interest to you This is my first foray into flash fiction I don t read short stories per se I m usually into full length novels But Satellite did not disappoint It is a fun and interesting read La maga delle spezie one Uirky Poignant Includesne Cajun polka
Ers in the title piece Satellite There are many beautiful solid pieces in Brown s collection The The Last Testament ones I mentioned really resonated with me And therein liesne f the problems and beauties f flash fiction There really is no grey The piece either sticks with you Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear or it doesn t and manyf Larry Brown s pieces stuck I was given a copy in exchange for an honest review And honestly if you re a fan The Art of Teaching the Bible: A Practical Guide for Adults of flash fiction pick thisne up I was given a free copy Gaudi of this for an honest reviewI love Flash Fiction It is a somewhat rare form but I love it done well This collection wasn t bad I loved the titular story Satellite Side Dish was cute and mysterious Stadium was adorable and my mother and father have foughtver stadium food before Mail was hilarious and I have felt like stealing mail at sometime Also Cat The Cat was a little disturbing but I love that about it All and all it was a nice little read I found this book for free at Kobobooks and as I am interested in flash fiction I gave it a try Flash fiction is an interesting form but difficult write well because so much The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 2 of t Not a big fanf flash fiction personally but the stories in this book had some great concepts that could be expanded upon mentally Found a few Astrología para principiantes of the stories comical some disturbing which isn t a bad thing and a couple left me scratching my head like Huh butverall it was pretty good Definitley going to check Amen: what prayer can mean in a world beyond belief out somef the full length books by this author Thanks for the chance to read R f the story collection Talk Oberon Pre.
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