“Topical, surprising and provocative . . . a masterful collection.” —Shelf wisdom for Readers
“[Lock’s tales] are gemstones, wealthy in mind's eye and language . . . For all their convolutions of house and time, those tales are remarkably effortless to keep on with and savor.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Mr. Hyde eventually finds his secrets and techniques to an bold journalist, unleashing unexpected horrors. An historic Egyptian mummy is revived in 1935 long island to refer to on his Hollywood biopic. A Brooklynite abruptly dematerializes and passes throughout the web, looking for actual love…
Love one of the Particles is virtuosic storytelling, instantaneously a poignant critique of our romance with know-how and a love letter to language. In a whirlwind travel of area, time, and heritage, Norman Lock creates worlds that veer wildly from the normal to the supernatural through the pre-modern, mechanical, and electronic a long time. even if reintroducing characters from the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson, Mark Twain, Franz Kafka, and Gaston Leroux, or appearing dizzying monitors of literary pyrotechnics, those tales are not anything below a compendium of the marvelous.
Norman Lock is the award-winning writer of novels, brief fiction, and poetry, in addition to degree, radio, and screenplays. He has received The Dactyl starting place Literary Fiction Award, The Paris Review Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, and writing fellowships from the hot Jersey Council at the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council at the Arts, and the nationwide Endowment for the humanities. He lives in Aberdeen, New Jersey.