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Record Of Mutilation: The Novel By Elias Sassoon
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An infant, symbolizing the individual spirit, is born into a society in which individualism is suppressed through brute force. The infant’s name is Mutilation, born on Orb-Earth, to... More > collectivized humans calling themselves Outsiders who live in the Great Metropolis. Outsiders tolerate no opposition. Everyone must look, think, and, sound alike without dissent, and, up until Mutilation’s appearance, there is none. But, with the child’s birth, everything changes. The Outsiders are in for one heck of a ride. What follows is the pressure of the state to institute conformity, conflict, resistance, and reaction.< Less
Costume Parade By Elias Sassoon
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Memoirs of Steinfink, composed in the darkness of hell. Everything stripped; all pretense. Doomed to death by calendar. Simplifies things the way violence simplifies things when uncontrolled. Me,... More > Steinfink revealed in this dungeon of collective intolerance. Who and what am I? Questions upon brittle lips. Don’t want questions. Instead, bow down before me, the prince of men, the Lord of the Universe. Name’s George Steinfink, at least, how I’m addressed at this penal institution of ill repute. Name was sent down for me by that divine angel Gabriel, for me, the one who spreads the truth that you lack. I’m Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, Zoroaster and a host of others who have wandered about famously. George Steinfink is a pure man, an individual man, a quiescent man who has committed the greatest acts of violence. My violence is part of my pacifism, and pacifism is part of my violence. So George Steinfink death-row inmate and author of Costume Parade, the prison diary – speaks.< Less
Sassoon's Friends By Elias Sassoon
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She was tall, dark and one hell of a handsome, sexy woman, still roaring to go even in her late forties. She bounced through the bar wearing her tight pink sweater, tight black leather pants and... More > high-heeled, high-rising black boots. Her nails were long like a cat and red. Her eyes burned with desire. There, a man of good build, wide chest, and tight rump, stood. Not a bad face, she thought. Yes, he might do. From: Swing A Soft Stick. So begins one of Elias Sassoon's often humorous, thoughtful, and entertaining stories in Sassoon's Friends.< Less
Sassoon's Sketches For A Saturday Afternoon By Elias Sassoon
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Constantine Vlacmose was anything, but weird. How could a weird man hold down a responsible job like his, a job that called for the utmost stability, mental clarity, intestinal fortitude,... More > fearlessness, well, you get the idea now. You don't think being a cabby in New York City is easy, do you! You try dealing with the crowded streets, the thousands of cars, buses, and trucks, two million on-rushing pedestrians, blaring noise, accidents, cops, firefighters, and assorted other distractions. Easy, are you joking! From: Are You An Ass, A Fool, Or A You-Know-What? So begins one of Elias Sassoon’s short stories in Sassoon’s Sketches For A Saturday Afternoon.Sassoon is often humorous, usually thoughtful, and always entertaining in these enchanting tales.< Less
Sassoon's Sketches: Second Edition By Elias Sassoon
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I begin. There is nothing. There are no thoughts, no actions. The blank page stares back at me. I wonder where the ideas will come from? Battling through the fears and self doubts. I doubt myself. I... More > don’t know why! I have always been the shy, scared clown? Why! Could my childhood, filled with put-downs and empty of praises, hold the key? That’s too easy. In truth, my nature is spun from my father’s, and his sense of inferiority and dissatisfaction. Does this help me as I sit here amidst skyscraper avenue attempting to formulate these sketches. Wait! My pen is quivering. The words are forming around an idea; I have the picture. Contact! I am ready to start writing these thirty-seven pieces for your delight, pieces sometimes humorous, usually thoughtful, and always entertaining.< Less
The Sassoon Society By Elias Sassoon
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Sarah and Abraham (Abe) Klein lived ordinary lives for most of their existence. There were the ups and downs, money troubles, sickness, and disappointments, but nothing uncommon. It changed in their... More > golden years. They’d become wards of the court, so to speak, or, better said, pawns in the struggle between their daughter, Abigail and son-in-law, Zaki. In the process, they’d lose their freedom and their lives. Supported financially by their daughter, and living under her roof, they became the subjects of pity. They also became defenseless in the face of attack by their son-in-law. From: PEACEFUL LIVES STRETCHED TO THE END So begins one of Elias Sassoon’s stories in The Sassoon Society. Sassoon is often humorous, usually thoughtful, and always entertaining in these enchanting tales.< Less
Pig's Court America: Paperback Edition By Elias Sassoon
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The novel follows Bernard (Bernie) Courtman, an obese glutton who is also a shyster, fool, sociopath, and philosopher. A remarkable egotist, Bernie’s the ultimate salesman who peddles the... More > world’s inconsequential on street corners everywhere. When not doing that, he’s manipulating our bankruptcy laws and credit regulations to fill his coffers and finance his other schemes. Utilizing assumed names, using forged signatures, stolen credit card and social security numbers, he changes identities as he swindles across America. Constantly in flight from the authorities, he still has time for romantic adventures. Yet, this vagabond is not all bad. While in the midst of his exploits, he makes time to succor the helpless and bring joy to the joyless. Pig’s Court America is a comedic examination of society's wayward economic system and mores that offers a running social commentary. This includes an exploration of our misplaced materialism, and its results.< Less
Pig's Court America By Elias Sassoon
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The novel follows Bernard (Bernie) Courtman, an obese glutton, shyster, fool, sociopath, and philosopher about town. A remarkable egotist, Bernie’s the ultimate salesman who peddles the... More > world’s inconsequential goods on street corners everywhere while, at the same time, manipulating our economic system, that include bankruptcy laws and credit regulations to fill his coffers and finance other schemes. Utilizing assumed names, forged signatures, stolen credit card and social security numbers, he changes identities to attain windfalls of loot for himself. Constantly in flight from the authorities, scheming and plotting throughout, he still has time for romantic adventures. Yet, this nutty vagabond is not all bad. During his exploits, he makes time to succor the helpless and bring joy to joyless lives. In general, the book provides a serious yet comedic look at society's wayward economic system and morals. This includes our misplaced materialism, and, all that results from it.< Less
FREEZONED HIGH SCHOOL: Destruction Within 21st Century, American Education By Elias Sassoon
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The stories in the collection concern a typical suburban, public high school. Typical is the operative word. Tax money poured in by the local community for extraordinary services provided to all... More > school-age children. Money spent everywhere: acclaimed educators hired, spectacular facilities built, resources like computers and laboratory equipment acquired, extra-curricular activities created, yet the outcome? Academic failure, violence, drugs, gangs, and, drop-out rates approaching fifty percent. There is the result! Why? Where has the money gone? The resources gone? The stories provide a glimpse and a few answers. There are portraits of students, teachers, and, school administrators. In these you can figure the reasons for the failures. Often, the failure is a combination of forces, the kids themselves, instability of parents and extended families, poor teachers and administrators, and, a bureaucracy gone wild. To pinpoint any one cause as a reason for the school’s record is difficult at best.< Less
13 Months Of Sassoon: A Diary Of Time By Elias Sassoon
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THU. APR. 10, 2008 – Better frame of mind than yesterday. Today, just confused. Could be aging process. Times when the mind is clear. Other times, it’s a blur. Curious. Other thoughts.... More > Wonder if I’m revealing too much in conversations? Thoughts unending. Useful? Strange, contorted thoughts. Good? Can be. Thinking is free as long as you keep it inside. However, moment you reveal thoughts, the world pounces; you are on the outside looking in. Inner thoughts, wrapped in a cloak of amiability. The way to go. Time passing at work. Depressed. Why? Hard to unearth. The mind hides. Mind and body not in sync; the trouble starts. People acting out for reasons unknown to them; become aggressive as a result. Mind concealing the ideas. The individual disconnected. Underlining feelings building. Explosions. Back to reality. Leaving work soon. Back to the living. What’s is that? Wonder. What will I be to the living one million years from now? Odd thought that goes no where but down into the depths.< Less

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