He belongs to the generation of contemporary novelists.
Where We Live
In the narrative ‘where we live’, the author introduces us to the rustic village named Cod Bay. There’s an old library and a salesman tells the librarian that the Britannica quantity is worn out, an old one belonging to the age of 1938. He urges them to purchase a new one.
Harrison Bergson is a writing piece about two people watching television-Hazel and her father Harry. Bergson had been out of prison. The people in the narrative are extremely emotional and get to discuss the mundane things of life.
Who am I this time?
The author has to take up the role of a theater manager. He discusses with the actors about real life situations which they could adapt in the play. The language that’s used is the one of minimalism.
Welcome to the Monkey House
There’s a discussion about birth control and ethical suicide since the population of earth is burgeoning. The writ-up is extremely exaggerated and too tricky to believe.
In this article there’s a description of a man and woman who’d grown up together. They later meet and the man who’s in the military comes to know that the girl is getting married. They’ve a walk and sort out issues and become reunited as a happy couple.
The Foster Portfolio
From the Foster Portfolio, the protagonist is an avid stock broker and he strikes a deal with a rich buyer named Henry. He is persuasive and convincing and he strikes a ton of a bargain.
Miss temptation is a description of a voluptuous lady Susana. There are many lechers who stalk her. The narrative describes the beauty of the woman in ironic humor.
All the King’s Horses
The enemy’s lieutenant participates in a sadistic conversation. He has got an inflated ego and hatred for the Yankees.
Tom Edison’s Shaggy Dog
Tom Edison’s shaggy dog is a writing that concentrates on a Labrador. The dog is sensitive and smart as well as the dog always hangs his wet nose on the operator’s ankles. The narrator believes that the dog had taught him a trick or two about projecting winning lots in the stock exchange.
In the New Dictionary, the author narrates his fascination about searching for new words in the lexicon. He favors the unabridged one over the abridged one. Dirty words are a cure for the writer, a surreal celestial woods.
Next door is meat which describes a wall separating the dwellings of two families. There’s a meek description of family life.
More Stately Mansions
More Stately mansions are a frigid narrative about the life of an aristocratic folks. There is a lot of telling about the dwellings from the mansion, its decorations, and its furniture. An individual can not be too impressed with the writing.
The Hyannis Port Story
The Hyannis Port Story is a literature in which the protagonist experiences a Commodore. Daily life is thumbed in vigorous prose.
DP is a moving narrative that describes an orphanage run by nuns. The kids there come from all nationalities. Lots of the children are going through an identity crises. They feel the loss of having been abandoned by their parents.
The Barn House Effect
From the Barn House Effect, the author describes the powers of the mind which he defines as dynamo-psychism. The powers of the brain like clairvoyance, telepathy and exist as a hypothetical conjecture.