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Swallow the Evil

Swallow the Evil A stranger watches a deadly scene unfold on a community theatre stage A series of interconnected events converge to expose the dark underbelly of a small Texas town A father and son who travel the Sou

  • Title: Swallow the Evil
  • Author: L. Joseph Shosty
  • ISBN: 9781311363961
  • Page: 329
  • Format: ebook
  • A stranger watches a deadly scene unfold on a community theatre stage A series of interconnected events converge to expose the dark underbelly of a small Texas town A father and son who travel the Southwest playing a perverse game are confronted with the ghosts of stolen innocence The nine tales within deal with a bevy of subjects, from the sometimes destructive relationshA stranger watches a deadly scene unfold on a community theatre stage A series of interconnected events converge to expose the dark underbelly of a small Texas town A father and son who travel the Southwest playing a perverse game are confronted with the ghosts of stolen innocence The nine tales within deal with a bevy of subjects, from the sometimes destructive relationship between parent and child, to the double edged nature of religion, to spirits who return to bedevil the living Swallow the Evil is a journey into the strange chambers of the heart, where Man desperately searches for his place in the universe, and where Death is always a character, lurking upstage, waiting for its moment.

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    1. Swallow the Evil is a collection of short dark stories. Some are more effective than others, but each has some kind of twist that elevates it above the usual scary story. Some stories are less effective, like The Man Who Fell, which feels like a novel told in fast forward. But those are more than made up for by the standouts: the opener, Deep Dark, which brings to mind Richard Bachman; Worms, which is about, well, worms; and That Time of the Month, with a delightfully graphic left turn that come [...]

    2. As with most collective short stories, some tales are enjoyed more than others by the reader thus creating a dilemma of what kind of marks the book should receive on a whole. While some stories in this anthology, such as "That Time of Month" and "The Words We Speak Have Power," are worthy of four to five stars, others like "The Grackle's Plan" and "The Man Who Fell," the latter of which, could not be finished because of convoluted characters, would receive one to two.Shosty does create some incr [...]

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