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THE ROOM - a novel

by Ray Melnik  US United States

January 26, 2012   |    1,088 reads    |   0 comments

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The RoomNo matter how hard we try, life doesn't always go as we plan. Just as Harry begins to pick up the pieces of his life, emotions once hidden away must be dealt with as old wounds are exposed. Although he finally meets a woman who understands and truly loves him, the cosmos takes a different path. He discovers that what goes wrong in life sometimes matters as much as what goes right.
An existential view of life with an extraordinary twist...
The Room explores life and love with a unique brand of existentialism. Set in the quiet hamlet of Washingtonville, New York, The Room blends science and existentialism to bring you a story from a bold, but sometimes provocative perspective. Although the novel contains an extraordinary event, it is intended more as a work of imagination and less of science fiction.

About The Author

Just before college, Ray won first place in the "National Pen Women Competition" for his fictional short story, Distinction, as well as winning second place in the New York "Best of City - The Written Word". While attending his local community college in Staten Island, New York, he majored in literature and studied existential writers such as Jean Paul Sartre and Albert Camus.
When he left college, he pursued a music career, as a singer and lyricist. As a musician and then audio engineer, Ray wrote a monthly column on... more

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