Some Surprising Short Stories
by John Hanlon
Pub Date 20 Apr 2020
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A delightful collection of short stories designed to engage and entertain.
Extraordinary tales about ordinary people told with empathy, whimsy, magic and imagination.
You will be led up blind alleys and along familiar paths and more often than not the destination will be completely unexpected.
Told with cheeky irreverence and an antipodean tone of voice, these stories, while pure fiction, will often be so close to your own truths they are bound to resonate.
And in the tradition of writers like O. Henry and Dahl, Hanlon takes great delight in putting a twist in every tale.
Prepare to enjoy yourself.
About the Author
John Hanlon is a Eurasian who was raised variously in New Zealand, Malaya, Singapore and Australia. In the early 1970s he accidentally became a New Zealand pop star. A few hit songs and a significant number of awards followed before he chose to seek a quieter life. He then spent three decades as a Creative Director in Australia, before returning to live in New Zealand to explore less certain creative pursuits like writing fiction.
A Note From the Publisher
paperback ISBN: 9780992552473