Stabs at Happiness: 13 Stories

Stabs at Happiness: 13 Stories

Todd Grimson


Marking the 1st unique e-book through Todd Grimson in virtually two decades, the thirteen tales compiled during this quantity exhibit the author’s interesting fictional canvases, peopled through genuine and sympathetic characters with settings starting from the Amazon to the Sahara and prevents in among to Nineteen Seventies East Village and pre-Castro Cuba. no matter if it’s a Hollywood starlet who is going AWOL from her motion picture set within the wake of her husband's suicide and in conceal embarks anonymously on a hedonistic bender or an African American guy looking the reply in the back of the mysterious disappearance of his pal within the center of Muslim North Africa, each one person inside those tales is striving to wreck loose, to make new which means in their global, to discover reputation or self-definition in an another way bleak and unsympathetic international. clean and impressive and unique in his voice and depiction of personality, locations, and occasions, Grimson’s variety is outstanding, his mind's eye is unsurpassable, and his empathy for his characters—whether killers, transvestites, prostitutes—are all deeply heartfelt.

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