Gardens of Earthly Delight (Paperback)

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A modern alchemist falls prey to a magic darker than his own. The Antichrist's mother goes on the run in Spain. In his garage a physicist builds a tribute to his beloved. An old man and his mule tour the roadside wastelands of the Gulf of Mexico. Sixteen stories span the world from Texas to Paris by way of Damascus. Filtered through the lens of the strange and uncanny, everyday events take on a sinister aspect. These gardens are delightful, but a serpent lurks behind each blushing fruit, beckoning the reader into the shadows. GARDENS OF EARTHLY DELIGHT reaches beneath the surface of simple stories and casts them in an ominous, tragic-comic light. Heists, revenge, a trip to the casino, author George Williams takes all of them and makes them new, exotic and not a little bit disturbing.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781935738121
ISBN-10: 1935738127
Publisher: Raw Dog Screaming Press
Publication Date: June 6th, 2011
Pages: 208
Language: English

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