Berserkly

Berserkly

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by Jack Broscie
     
 

The three stories have something in common: a sometimes grim, unhappy atmosphere; so Berserkly is the name. For the Dutch translation: Iezegrimmig

1.The Two Wishes of the Devil
Submission for Thor publishing Wereldbibliotheek * Fantasy. A literary fantasy story with a touch of supernatural activity.
3rd place in the contest!
...Look behind you before

Overview

The three stories have something in common: a sometimes grim, unhappy atmosphere; so Berserkly is the name. For the Dutch translation: Iezegrimmig

1.The Two Wishes of the Devil
Submission for Thor publishing Wereldbibliotheek * Fantasy. A literary fantasy story with a touch of supernatural activity.
3rd place in the contest!
...Look behind you before you make a wish...

2.The Greedy King
Submission for Fantastyval, up to 1,000 words. A fabulous fantasy in the atmosphere of Grimm's fairy tales with some light horror content.
...Be satisfied with what you have otherwise it will be on the expense of others, your loved ones and yourself...

3.The Monster under the Bed
Submission for the Fantasy Fight of Brugge, max 1,500 words.
A mysterious thriller with a touch of supernatural activity and fantasy. Inspiration for this story comes from: In psychology 'monster under the bed’ is synonymous with the embodiment of all kinds of vague fears and unpleasant feelings that young children have.
...Don't look under you bed...

Quotes from various jury reports:
"A start like this is simply sublime! You know how to get the reader's attention immediately and how to create the sense of tension.”
“The author has a pleasant, expressive writing style without fuss."
"The descriptions of the environment and the characters are very expressive."
"Nice story, well written, it's a real fairy tale."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045188708
Publisher:
Jack Broscie
Publication date:
07/31/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
401,890
File size:
90 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Over de auteur Jack Broscie is een originele Nederlandse Fantasy-schrijver. Hij is o.a. bekend van: . De fantasy-serie 'Kronieken van Nieuwe Aarde', bestaande uit: . 'De Doembrenger' . 'Pact der Waanzin' . 'Magische wetenschap' (publicatie december 2015) . De verhalenbundel 'Iezegrimmig' (Engelse vertaling: 'Berserkly'), bestaande uit: . 'Het monster onder het bed' . 'De hebzuchtige koning' . 'De twee wensen van de Duivel' . Het adventure verhaal 'Het vervloekte goud van Atlantis' . Het YA fantasy verhaal 'Nachtmerrie in het Park' (Engelse vertaling 'Nightmare in Central Park') . De thriller/ detective 'De goudtrein van Riese (verwachte publicatie eind 2016) Jack's boeken en verhalen zijn deels gratis te downloaden onder het motto "Wie schrijft wil gelezen worden' via Smashwords, KOBO, Amazon, Itunes (Ibooks). Het werk van Jack wordt gekenmerkt door zijn beeldende taal, suggestieve schrijftrant en wisselingen van perspectief. Voor het oog van de lezer ontrolt zich het decor van de vertelling. Landschappen, klimatologische omstandigheden, flora en fauna, geuren en kleuren, nederzettingen en de bewoners ervan worden als het ware uitgetekend. Jackschetst de contouren en de lezer vult ze moeiteloos in. Ook op Goodreads vind je recencies van zijn boeken. Op Smashword staan zijn verhalen en boeken hoog gerankt, bijvoorbeeld in augustus 2015 staat 'De Doembrenger' op #4. Op KOBO staat 'Pact der Waanzin' te prijken tussen auteurs als Robert Jordan, Terry Goodkind, Stephen King, Raymond E. Feist en Morgan Rice. Zie verder: http://www.jackbroscie.nl

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Berserkly 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like short stories with a surprising end and this book has three of those :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Intriguing stories, great imagination of the author (but the translation of this Dutch book could be better, else it would have been a five star).
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I believe this was originally intended to be read in a language other than english, so it really needs to be edited.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago