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  • By Marc Erbisch
    Dec 2, 2009
    Things are not what they seem. On the surface “IS” explores the relationship between an author and his characters by asking the simple question, what is real? Should a writer feel guilty for what he’s done to his characters, should he be curious about what has happened to them since the end of a story? At one point the main character, an author, claims to know his characters better than any real person, doesn’t that make those characters real in a way? He is hounded by thoughts about his characters, even dreaming about them confronting him. Exploring just how crazy authors may be leads “IS” to explore a bit of the human condition as well, again by asking, what is real? Religion, faith, and politics are a few of the subjects briefly dissected. These topics are often plagued by judgments, but “IS” does a wonderful job of provoking thought by asking simple questions about them. Ultimately the reader needs to come to his or her own conclusions. The book uses discourse to explore each... More > topic and that’s what readers should do too, talk, specifically about this story.< Less
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Harley Sachs
May 19, 2009
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.41 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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