BOOK REVIEW: Francis Is Alive

Literary artists the world over from the antiquity down to this contemporary time always function as the recorders of history and the voice of the vision of their time. In that way, their works perform aesthetic gratification by being available to the people as a means of transportation back into their glorious past and edification,…

Book Excerpt: Francis Is Alive

Gabriel reached across the table and gently brushed an ash from Sonican’s lapel. “Your cigarette has become one long cylindrical ash,” he said. “Oh! How awkward.” She relaxedly ground the ash into the glass. “Thank you. By the way, you have a talent for making the world seem directionless.” “Directionless? Ah, but that’s not my…