Category Archives: Novel

Anything to do with novels.

The target

“Target is crossing street. Following.” “Love that swaying little ass of hers.” “Shut up, Jeremy.” “Wonder what she’s done that we’re going after her.” “Target keeps looking back, seems nervous.” “Reminds me of Diana. Lady Di.” “Don’t need your puerile … Continue reading

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How I became a junkie

I bought a ticket for the Nova Express, a ticket that later exploded, leaving me with neither ticket nor ride. A little later I had a naked lunch and was arrested for it. Much more junk happened to me, more … Continue reading

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Were you in …?

Aileen: Were you here in Hiroshima? Louyguy: Of course I was. Aileen: Were you also in Nanking? Louyguy: Yes, I was there too. Many other places as well, all with photogenic names. Aileen: That’s right. How silly of me. Louyguy: … Continue reading

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An American Tragedy

Takes poor pregant girlfriend out on lake, drowns her. Wants new life with rich girl. Gets caught in the end. Fries. – James Steerforth (© 2012) The task at Trifecta was to tell one’s favorite book in 33 words. Of … Continue reading

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Main Street

(short and updated variant of a novel) Now when Carol Kennicott ran off with Belle Evans the highschool English teacher and ten years her junior, leaving poor Dr. Kennicott behind with three bawling kids and taking all the doctor’s savings … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, in a village deep in Kazakhstan

… all day long you saturate yourself with novels
while real life is playing. You ain’t no Anna
Karenina about be swept away by Vronsky. Continue reading

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The books that changed everything

Pretty soon I started reading John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, William Saroyan, Truman Capote, Upton Sinclair and many other American writers. Continue reading

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