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Seven Eleven Forgotten and Other Stories

by Barnaby Hazen  US United States

January 3, 2016   |    826 reads    |   0 comments

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Seven Eleven Forgotten and Other Stories (book) by Barnaby HazenThe innovative use of a common theme, convenience store phenomena, oddly weaves these nine strange tales together.

Four stories revolve around Alex Aronovich‚ a talented but profoundly discouraged soul.

When Alex finds himself binge drinking to the point of hallucinations, and has an unfortunate run-in with Ana, a sharp, unscrupulous ex-girlfriend, he takes the leap of what seems an inevitable trip overseas. Fleeing his distasteful life in Los Angeles, he finds that Moscow, though more fitting aesthetically to his malaise, is every bit as unforgiving of his knack for romantic folly.

Other stories (such as "A TIA for Gia," and "Princess 7") dance eclectically and playfully around the convenience store theme--as a painter's subject used repeatedly, from never the same point of view.

About The Author

Barnaby Hazen is an author, editor, and a musician. After eight years of education in music, amounting to a BA in contemporary music and an MA in jazz, he has made an ambitious return to the world of literature as editor to Seven Eleven Stories, and the Bud Hawthorne Revue (go to www.sevenelevenstories.com for more information). His first full length book, "Seven Eleven Forgotten and Other Stories," is now available on Amazon, Kindle and paperback. He performs regularly as a guitarist and a bassist with various local ensembles, and... more

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