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The Longest Single Note and Other Strange Compositions Peter Crowther

The Longest Single Note and Other Strange Compositions

Peter Crowther

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ISBN : 9781881475569
Hardcover
379 pages
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In Peter Crowthers The Longest Single Note you will meet...• a young man who can construct invisible passageways — and blockages — in thin air... simply by playing music-• a dust-bowl werewolf traveling the shantytowns of the Great Depression-• aMoreIn Peter Crowthers The Longest Single Note you will meet...• a young man who can construct invisible passageways — and blockages — in thin air... simply by playing music-• a dust-bowl werewolf traveling the shantytowns of the Great Depression-• a mysterious doorway that arrives in a mans apartment and demands a very special kind of food-• a contemporary poet who finally gets to meet the muse of his hero... only to find the man doesnt cast a reflection-• a shape-shifting cannibalistic serial killer in a dead-of-night police station-• a rock icon who decides to turn back the clocks and retrace his steps in an effort to find lasting fame-• a young girl whose dog brings home what might just be a very personal part of the Devils anatomy... and the Devil wants it back-• a small boy who discovers the answer to his and his fathers dilemma in the legend of King Arthur and his mystical sword, Excalibur-• a faery policeman playing mind games in a sleepy barroom-• a would-be-actor who decides cat-napping may be the answer to his dreams-• a Viet Nam veteran on a killing spree... and an airport thats looking forward to welcoming him home-• two survivors of an apocalyptic plague wandering the near-deserted highways searching for salvation-• a man with the most exaggerated sense of smell... and a small town with an old wrong-• a student who unlocks a doorway to another world... but gets his arm stuck-• and a night-time visitor who brings a black valise of illness and pain...Twenty-two stories, three poems and an extract from a novel in progress: just some of the worlds and characters from the mind of Peter Crowther, who insists that loss is the biggest monster of them all... and hope the only weapon it fears.