the spark

A NOVEL BY O H ROBSSON

The romance in this story is not just between the characters, but with life itself.

 

Grace Eliot

chapter one
In the distance, three men appear. A rifle is raised. A head is thrown back. A hip flask glints in the dying afternoon light. Three hunters celebrating their kill.
From somewhere out of sight but somewhere nearby I hear the sound of vomiting. Then nothing. Silence. And slowly, bit by bit, the pieces begin falling  into place.
At long last, I finally understand.

Graduate. Dishwasher. Ski racer. Shop assistant. Night porter. Factory worker. Luggage porter. Carpenter. Photographer. Agency owner. Receptionist. Dog hotel owner. Carpenter again.

 

And then, novelist. 

 

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