- By Craig Terlson

Ethical Aspects of Animal Husbandry

  • Title: Ethical Aspects of Animal Husbandry
  • Author: Craig Terlson
  • ISBN: B00DSHLH5O
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Ethical Aspects of Animal Husbandry A collection of short stories where the humour runs dark and the slipstream bubbles up In these tales you will meet a pair of office workers who wager that they can drive a too perfect co worker o

    A collection of short stories where the humour runs dark and the slipstream bubbles up.In these 14 tales, you will meet a pair of office workers who wager that they can drive a too perfect co worker over the edge, a barroom prophet who can predict than just rain, a modern day yojimbo grieving the loss of his wife and trying to not lose his nephew, and a man who receivA collection of short stories where the humour runs dark and the slipstream bubbles up.In these 14 tales, you will meet a pair of office workers who wager that they can drive a too perfect co worker over the edge, a barroom prophet who can predict than just rain, a modern day yojimbo grieving the loss of his wife and trying to not lose his nephew, and a man who receives some important advice from a pound of butter Ethical Aspects of Animal Husbandry is inhabited with characters that are obsessed, confused, and sometimes just plain miffed In the title story, a man seeks revenge on a neighbour whose butt ugly mutt has a dalliance with his purebred Bichon In Cappy, a man hears a name in a dream and ends up sipping mint juleps in the backyard with one of the pioneers of LSD In Broomstick Limbo, a trio of young boys play a game a limbo with a unfortunate end In Subject time, a pair of siblings wonder why time is moving in opposite ways for the two of them.If you ve read Correction Line, you will recognize Craig Terlson s sharp dialogue and crafted storytelling imagine if Raymond Carver called up George Saunders and Joe Lansdale, and they all went drinking with Neil Gaiman.

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    1. Ethical Aspects is a quirky and diverse short story collection. Some of it read like a dark Stuart Mclean (like "Ethical Aspects") - that's a good thing. The thing I enjoyed most about this collection is that, as you started a new story, you never knew what you were going to get: A heart-wrencher? A black comedy? A paranormal mystery? And sometimes all of them mixed up together - which is fitting for this collection. Many of the characters I found compelling and wanting to spend more time with. [...]

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