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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:135
  • eBook ISBN:9781617922275

SHADOW PLAY and other stories

by Zuzannah L'ark View author's profile page

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Overview

“Shadow Play and other stories” is a collection of poetic prose, composed like a record of reflective songs with interwoven themes of dreams, daydreaming, catnaps, nightmares, and visionary, lucid states of mind of the characters, who frequently bear traits of travelers, adventurers, discoverers, healers; some are mere visitors, some almost homeless, some freshly uprooted, some lost, some fallen from the sky. Women are often featured as protagonists.

Description

“Shadow Play and other stories” is a collection of poetic prose, composed like a record of reflective songs with interwoven themes of dreams, daydreaming, catnaps, nightmares, and visionary, lucid states of mind of the characters, who frequently bear traits of travelers, adventurers, discoverers, healers; some are mere visitors, some almost homeless, some freshly uprooted, some lost, some fallen from the sky. Women are often featured as protagonists meeting various grave, poetic, at times also absurd and humorous life situations.

About the author

The author, born and raised in Praga Magica, Franz Kafka’s town, studied languages and arts, performed professionally in Europe and in the U.S.A. Writing letters was her initial, intimate mode of expression and connection. As she made the United States her home, English became her second language. She has recently published a children’s book “Verunka” (for readers from 5 to 105, available also as an e-book). She has written poetry, plays, novellas and short stories, a number of which are collected in “Shadow Play and other stories.” She also translates from and to English and Czech. Please, feel welcome to her webpage Zuzannah-lark.net.

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