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Christopher Gillis Books | Novels, Poetry, Art
Wash Thoroughly With Soap and Water By Christopher D. Gillis
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Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water has to be one of the most horrible books ever written, unless you enjoy historic literature mingling with filth, humor and humility. There are few words to... More > describe this darkly comedic yet gripping tour de force of personality and creativity. This book is art in its purest form. Nothing else sheds light on Generation X and its lost souls searching for their way in the world like this novel. From childhood to adolescence and adulthood, through the strife, love, sex, drugs, war, education and garnered wisdom aware of nothing but confusion, this novel finds something beautiful amongst the mess and leaves you wondering when you stopped laughing and started listening, learning and feeling. It is a fully illustrated, all-encompassing rarity that belongs on every bookshelf. Leave your sensitivity behind and open your eyes, because it's time to find the truth, laugh about it and then promptly Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water.< Less
The Abnomable Snowman By Christopher Gillis
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In 1985, at the age of six, Christopher Gillis began writing The Abnomable Snowman. Upon finding the tattered remains of the book within an old trunk, a thirty-one year old Christopher picked up... More > where he left off. The book remains in its original handwritten format, a children's story written by a child. It's a story of Santa and his friends on a journey to stop the abominable snowman from ruining Christmas...again. A fantastic work of nifty fiction, this is a children's novel that can be read to kids every Christmas. Not yet available in children's book clubs, but you can find The Abnomable Snowman on Facebook, Amazon, Borders, Barnes & Noble and many more, though the best prices are always here on Lulu, the publisher site, directly from the author.< Less
The Fate of Yesterday By Christopher D. Gillis
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IF YOU LIKE KURT VONNEGUT OR THE WORKS OF DAVID LYNCH, then read on. A man without a face is found dead from what seems to be a suicide. After being sent to the morgue for examination his eyes... More > suddenly open. He begins a journey to find something he can't put a finger on. When he finds it, he elopes with an unspeakable emptiness, taking him on a downward spiral through his mind. The story follows him and five groups of people through their own trials and tribulations as they unknowingly help the misguided man to find his fate. Written absolutely out of the box; the enchantingly poetic writing style and cascading plot twists acclimate you to the point that you're almost prepared for the four fascinating climaxes that ultimately culminate in a mental onslaught sure to leave you without speech or air to breathe: reduced to nothing more than a fiend eager to re-read, if only to find out-is he simply insane, meant for a life behind the walls of an institution, or is he the second coming< Less
To the Edge of Ever By Christopher D. Gillis
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An illustrated collection of poems and thoughts by the author of "The Fate of Yesterday" and "Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water." "To the Edge of Ever" may be a... More > collection of poems, but it reads like a novel, with a consistent train of thought throughout, linked by a story-like theme and nearly forty illustrations that set it apart. It is poetry with a climax. All aspects of life are touched upon with a unique and beautiful perspective. "To the Edge of Ever" is surely one of the best poetry books available.< Less
Grace Astray, A Glance Of Sand By Christopher D. Gillis
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In his second book of poetry, Christopher D. Gillis lets his writing illustrate and illuminate the human condition, reaching out with insight and heart. These poems span the time in his life from... More > the age of twenty-four to twenty-nine, touching on his journey from the service to his wild ride in Los Angeles, his bankruptcy and subsequent bitter divorce. If you're searching for someone with a flashlight at the bottom of the canyon who found his way back to the edge of ever, then this book is your companion. It is broad and sweeping, meant to be shared and kept close.< Less
The Fate of Yesterday By Christopher D. Gillis
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IF YOU LIKE KURT VONNEGUT OR THE WORKS OF DAVID LYNCH, then read on. A man without a face is found dead from what seems to be a suicide. After being sent to the morgue for examination his eyes... More > suddenly open. He begins a journey to find something he can't put a finger on. When he finds it, he elopes with an unspeakable emptiness, taking him on a downward spiral through his mind. The story follows him and five groups of people through their own trials and tribulations as they unknowingly help the misguided man to find his fate. Written absolutely out of the box; the enchantingly poetic writing style and cascading plot twists acclimate you to the point that you’re almost prepared for the four fascinating climaxes that ultimately culminate in a mental onslaught sure to leave you without speech or air to breathe: reduced to nothing more than a fiend eager to re-read, if only to find out-is he simply insane, meant for a life behind the walls of an institution, or is he the second coming?< Less
Grace Astray, a Glance of Sand By Christopher D. Gillis
eBook (PDF): $0.00
In his second book of poetry, Christopher D. Gillis lets his writing illustrate and illuminate the human condition, reaching out with insight and heart. These poems span the time in his life from... More > the age of twenty-four to twenty-nine, touching on his journey from the service to his wild ride in Los Angeles, his bankruptcy and subsequent bitter divorce. If you're searching for someone with a flashlight at the bottom of the canyon who found his way back to the edge of ever, then this book is your companion. It is broad and sweeping, meant to be shared and kept close.< Less
Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water By Christopher D. Gillis
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water has to be one of the most horrible books ever written, unless you enjoy historic literature mingling with filth, humor and humility. There are few words to... More > describe this darkly comedic yet gripping tour de force of personality and creativity. This book is art in its purest form. Nothing else sheds light on Generation X and its lost souls searching for their way in the world like this novel. From childhood to adolescence and adulthood, through the strife, love, sex, drugs, war, education and garnered wisdom aware of nothing but confusion, this novel finds something beautiful amongst the mess and leaves you wondering when you stopped laughing and started listening, learning and feeling. It is a fully illustrated, all-encompassing rarity that belongs on every bookshelf. Leave your sensitivity behind and open your eyes, because it’s time to find the truth, laugh about it and then promptly Wash Thoroughly with Soap and Water.< Less
The Abnomable Snowman By Christopher Gillis
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In 1985, at the age of six, Christopher Gillis began writing The Abnomable Snowman. Upon finding the tattered remains of the book within an old trunk, a thirty-one year old Christopher picked up... More > where he left off. The book remains in its original handwritten format, a children's story written by a child. It's a story of Santa and his friends on a journey to stop the abominable snowman from ruining Christmas...again. A fantastic work of nifty fiction, this is a children's novel that can be read to kids every Christmas. Not yet available in children's book clubs, but you can find The Abnomable Snowman on Facebook, Amazon, Borders, Barnes & Noble and many more, though the best prices are always here on Lulu, the publisher site, directly from the author.< Less
Grace Astray, a Glance of Sand By Christopher D. Gillis
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In his second book of poetry, Christopher D. Gillis lets his writing illustrate and illuminate the human condition, reaching out with insight and heart. These poems span the time in his life from... More > the age of twenty-four to twenty-nine, touching on his journey from the service to his wild ride in Los Angeles, his bankruptcy and subsequent bitter divorce. If you're searching for someone with a flashlight at the bottom of the canyon who found his way back to the edge of ever, then this book is your companion. It is broad and sweeping, meant to be shared and kept close.< Less