The Parrot, The Goldfish & The Ticket Machine
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The Parrot, The Goldfish & The Ticket Machine

The Ridiculous Things That Happen When One Uses Absurdity as a Clutch!

About the Book

This story is as much about the menial struggles that everybody faces, as it is an allegory which we can use to remind us that nine times out of ten, your next life issue with your boss, or family etc will almost certainly NOT be one relating to life or death. My goal when writing this short story was to simply touch upon some of the absurdities that we modern day humans accept as normal, without nothing they can do about it.

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Rick Roberts
Rick Roberts

I'm lacklustre in most... haphazard in others, successful in some but it's a real shame that I can't run... Excuse the tomfoolery, it is genetic after all. On the topic of writing, those who influenced me the most all share the same one big thing in common (putting aside the time periods in which they were alive).

They didn't lie in their novels and books. And I'm not referring to the superficial lies that everybody tells everybody. Instead, they did what they needed.

Influences Include:

  1. William.S Burroughs
  2. Hunter S Thompson
  3. Jack Kerouac
  4. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  5. George Carlin
  6. Bill Hicks
  7. Leo Tolstoy
  8. Irving Welsh

And more which I can't believe I'm forgetting right now. Sigh. So, if you are avid readers/watchers of all of those men then I have no doubt that you will find something enjoyable in my upcoming novel, and writing in general.

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Marcus Jefferson
Marcus Jefferson

Enjoyably Absurdist

An unexpected, somewhat absurd yet ultimately heartwarming story. Eager for the second part to be released!

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