Illusion Devil and Other Short Stories

Illusion Devil and Other Short Stories The author has included an eclectic selection of short stores autobiographical humorous mystery romance and science fiction The bilingualism of his background is evident in the stories however ni

  • Title: Illusion Devil and Other Short Stories
  • Author: Juan O Sanchez
  • ISBN: 9781506135656
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Paperback
  • The author has included an eclectic selection of short stores autobiographical, humorous, mystery, romance, and science fiction The bilingualism of his background is evident in the stories however, ninety nine percent of the text is in English Illusion Devil is the story of a trickster devil and how the tables are turned on this diminutive prankster The story comes fThe author has included an eclectic selection of short stores autobiographical, humorous, mystery, romance, and science fiction The bilingualism of his background is evident in the stories however, ninety nine percent of the text is in English Illusion Devil is the story of a trickster devil and how the tables are turned on this diminutive prankster The story comes from the imagination of the author using his Hispanic background as the foundation for the imaginary cultural beliefs The cover alludes to the manner in which the illusion devil is deprived of his power Using his experiences as a migrant worker, the author has included various short stories Calling the Devil, Fresh Delivery, Labor Camp Pastimes, Maruca, Matriculation, The Trade , that provide an insight into the lives of this group of forgotten Americans Calling the Devil is a true life account as seen through the eyes of a child of seven and reminds us of the terrifying images invoked through a mixture of alcohol and religion Matriculation provides the most poignant passage when the author confronts racism while registering for school at the age of twelve The author s active imagination is reflected in stories such as And Sister Makes Three, El Crucero del Gato, Damned if you do, damned if you don t, Diablo Ilusorio, The Lot, Selling Your Soul, Snake River Treasure, The Splitting Anaconda, and The Time Room In And Sister Makes Three, the scheming Danielle receives her due in such a mysterious manner that it leaves the police and fire department personnel perplexed over the occurrence that brings about Danielle s demise El Crucero del Gato, Diablo Ilusorio, Selling Your Soul and The Splitting Anaconda are reflective of the author s Hispanic cultural upbringing and provide in insight into that culture s long history of religious beliefs and folk tales Showing his sentimental side, the author addresses touching relationships in Esperanza, Hipolito, and Nameless, The Second Rejection, and Sewing Couches Esperanza involves the ten year mourning of a man whose life revolves around the memories of his long dead wife It is through a newly formed relationship and a parrot that he returns to the life of the living Hipolito is reflective of society s perspectives not just Hispanic society , of what constitutes a man, and the cruelty that leads to drastic and fatal decisions The Second Rejection is a continuation of Matriculation, but as an adult and teacher, the author now finds his dreams dashed by his own people Sewing Couches provides a sobering experience to anyone associated with the many sufferings caused by alcoholism From a humorous perspective there is Cemetery Dating and Where is Heaven From his personal experiences in Southwest Texas come The Checkpoint, Death of a Spider, A Green eyed Cat and a Pink eyed Rabbit and Torn Money.

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