Like a Box of Chocolates by Sebastian Costard

By Sebastian Costard

In "Like a field of goodies" Costard has additional twelve extra brief tales to his released repertoire that he may have hottest to have entitled combined Nuts as a result of the choice of eccentric characters who're his major characters. although, in a serious evaluate of the unique tales the gathering used to be characterised metaphorically as "A field of candies. You by no means recognize what you’re going to get till you chunk into one!" for instance, the most personality in "Obsession" is a hard-charging stockbroker, a flaming obsessive compulsive keep an eye on freak who's instantly out of the Diagnostic and Statistical handbook of psychological problems. together with his sugary appeal and picture famous person beauty he manages to seize Alice, his foil. She is a 30-something accountant who has controlled to stay chaste of brain, physique, and spirit. In her candy naïveté the stunning Alice can't fathom Robert’s depravity. In "Revenge," does Alice quite get even or does she come head to head along with her personal demons? "The Jazz participant" is a pianist whose medium of communique is his tune. Rebecca, in "Rebecca and the Professor," is an abused baby. "The investors" explores the divide among Jewish ethnicity and secularism. such a lot of tales to inform and never adequate pages.

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