Tales of Accidental Genius
Beskrivelse: She believed it was a gift to never truly know the self. We are not who we think we are, nor how others see us. Long before death, we die a thousand times at the hands of a definition.In his first book of short stories since Love Begins in Winter, for which he won the Frank OConnor Short Story Award, bestselling author Simon Van Booy offers a collection highlighting how human genius can emerge through acts of compassion. Through characters including an eccentric film director, an aging Cockney bodyguard, a teenage child of Nigerian immigrants, a divorced amateur magician from New Jersey and a Beijing street vendor who becomes an overnight billionaire, Tales of Accidental Genius contemplates individuals from different cultures, races rich and poor, young and old and reveals how faith and yearning for connection helps us all transcend darkness of fear and misfortune.
- kr. 94,95