The Shepherd on the Rock: A short story from The Secret Lives of People in Love

The Shepherd on the Rock: A short story from The Secret Lives of People in Love

by Simon Van Booy
     
 

The Secret Lives of People in Love is the first short story collection by award-winning writer Simon Van Booy. These stories, set in Kentucky, New York, Paris, Rome, and Greece, are a perfect synthesis of intensity and atmosphere. Love, loss, human contact, and isolation are Van Booy's themes. In radiant prose he writes about the difficult choices we make in

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Overview

The Secret Lives of People in Love is the first short story collection by award-winning writer Simon Van Booy. These stories, set in Kentucky, New York, Paris, Rome, and Greece, are a perfect synthesis of intensity and atmosphere. Love, loss, human contact, and isolation are Van Booy's themes. In radiant prose he writes about the difficult choices we make in order to retain our humanity and about the redemptive power of love in a violent world.

Included in this updated P.S. edition is the new story "The Mute Ventriloquist."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062002006
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Simon Van Booy was born in London and grew up in rural Wales. He is the author of Love Begins in Winter-which won the International Frank O'Connor Prize. His non-fiction has appeared in newspapers such as the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, and the New York Post. He lives in New York City, where he lectures at the School of Visual Arts and is involved in the Rutgers Early College Humanities Program (REaCH) for young adults living in underserved communities. His work has been translated into nine different languages.

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