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A Hodgepodge of Reflections: Fictional Short Stories with an - download pdf or read online

By Norma Wettengl

A Hodgepodge of Reflections: Fictional brief tales with a tutorial Slant dwells at the interaction among the existence conditions of its characters in time and position and the human point, to supply a thought-provoking assortment that might satisfaction the fan of fictional brief tales with a 3rd measurement. to not be missed are the insertions of the author’s homespun philosophy which are certain to strike a responsive chord within the reader’s middle. “A Turkey’s viewpoint” examines and analyzes the supply family members and some in their acquaintances as they rejoice an afternoon of Thanksgiving. “She Married Her Brother,” examines the implications of lifelong deception, as protagonist Kate offers beginning to Leah after a quick fling in Australia after which pretends to be an older sister. And “Disillusioned Soldier” takes a Jamaican adolescence to long island urban as a landed immigrant. After Sep 11, a “radicalized” younger guy is deployed to Iraq. Calvin’s existence as an infantryman portrays the frustrations of conflict that lead him from prepared player to disenchanted veteran.About the writer Norma Wettengl used to be born in Jamaica, the place for the subsequent twenty-four years sooner than her departure to Canada, her id was once indelibly marked via a West Indian effect. this day, even if, an older and wiser Canadian girl sees herself as a sobered creature of the universe, having triumphed over her more-than-fair proportion of painful stories, instead of belonging to anybody tradition. In 1960 she bought a Bachelor of Arts measure from Queen’s collage at Kingston, Ontario, and later a degree in schooling from the college of the West Indies in Jamaica. From an early age, Wettengl famous in herself a love for phrases and the way they can be used to painting photos and exhibit rules. It used to be now not until eventually in regards to the 12 months 1990, despite the fact that, while she was once not too busy elevating little ones singlehandedly, making ends meet, and solving issues round her to be appealing, that she came upon the time to write down poetry and brief tales from her domestic in North Vancouver, British Columbia, the place she has resided for the final twenty-three years.

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