Ricochet

Ricochet Tim Dry s Ricochet is a novella length blasphemical wedding of fevered edginess violence drug fuelled nightmares psychedelia and madness set in London and Paris and written in the mould of a col

  • Title: Ricochet
  • Author: Tim Dry
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Tim Dry s Ricochet is a novella length blasphemical wedding of fevered edginess, violence, drug fuelled nightmares, psychedelia, and madness, set in London and Paris, and written in the mould of a collision between Hunter S Thompson and William Burroughs Partly a stream of consciousness narrative and partly a morality tale for the end times, it s a signpost to the apocalTim Dry s Ricochet is a novella length blasphemical wedding of fevered edginess, violence, drug fuelled nightmares, psychedelia, and madness, set in London and Paris, and written in the mould of a collision between Hunter S Thompson and William Burroughs Partly a stream of consciousness narrative and partly a morality tale for the end times, it s a signpost to the apocalypse of the nuclear imagination, the logical implosive endpoint of the Beatnik generation s experiment Here lies the carcass of reality in all its rotting, putrid, and fully decomposed glory it s what remains of the dreams of the Love Generation, laid bare for all to see Ricochet is the first volume in a projected series of novellas based in the same chaotic universe This one will surprise, enlighten, infuriate, anger and repulse in equal measure.

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    1. Surrealistic, bizarre, ironic, funny, haunting, poetic. These are the words that popped into my mind while I was reading 'Ricochet', actor and artist Tim Dry's debut novella. The way that Dry synthesizes his thoughts from mind to page makes him a wildly inventive word artist. Read this book -- not for its narrative arc, as this novella is a series of vignettes and short stories -- but for the sheer exhilaration of a literary roller coaster ride through Dry's vivid and audacious imagination.My pe [...]

    2. Tim Dry. Don't think you've heard the name? Maybe not, but I'm sure you know of him. Look up the definition of "Renaissance Man" and Tim's picture is the only thing you'll see. He is a mime artist, photographic artist, musician (one half of Tik and Tok), actor (appearing in Return of the Jedi), and writer. And he excels in each category.Ricochet is Tim's first published novella. But rather than a complete story, it is an eclectic series of unconnected vignettes that range from thought provoking [...]

    3. Ricochet is a very hard book to immediately categorise, in some ways it is an entity in its own right, as unique as any piece of fiction deserves to be.It hits hard and fast with a series of rapid fire shorts, and by the time you reach the second a traumatic war story set in the magical world of Nutwood, home of Rupert the Bear (British people will appreciate this) , you know that you are onto something very special.There are no chapters, and the stories are not really divided by individual titl [...]

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