Brunch With the Jackals
StoriesUnknown - 2015
A man seeking the high life realizes too late that he has destroyed his possibilities for happiness. Four junkies wait anxiously for a drug dealer who seems to have forgotten their existence. A gang leader attempts to navigate racism, greed, and mutiny within the ranks. An aspiring writer assesses and obsesses over a crime close to home as the neighbor girl's boyfriend is on trial for her murder. In Brunch with the Jackals, Don McLellan explores the dark side of urban life through stories that combine black comedy, observational invective, and heart-wrenching irony in a collection of neo-noir fiction whose protagonists range from a young boy playing war games with toy soldiers to a junkie who can't control his aggressive impulses.
Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan :, Thistledown Press,, ©2015.
Branch Call Number: FICTION MCL
Characteristics: 184 pages ; 22 cm
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