Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Oralya Ueberroth, iBilly Allmon, iAnn Marquette, iKim Lambert, iNickolaus Pacione, iJeff Ovall, iJay Dubya, i

  Home > Literary Fiction > News

Adina Pelle

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 6 Titles
· 1 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Jun, 2009

Adina Pelle, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Destiny's Mark
by KH LeMoyne

The Guardians of Eden Book 3 GENRE: Adult Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Share Save       

Thursday, July 26, 2012  2:43:00 PM

by Adina Pelle

Literary Fiction
Review for Mesh

by Ken Coffman and Adina Pelle
Stairway Press

"Examined in the morning light, he was fascinated by the dream of a new life—a life where he was unchainedbearing a fresh name and a different mask."

In this collection of grippingly diverse short stories, the authors combine their perspectives and views of the world and the people in it. Subject matter ranges from particle physics to teenage heartbreak, from the composition of a man's soul to invaders "from the Planet Tampon." Authors Coffman and Pelle, an engineer raised in rural Oregon and a Romanian artist respectively, take turns submitting stories, taking a few pages after each one to capture a dialogue between the two asking questions about the inspiration, process, or influences behind a particular story, giving the reader an insight into details they may have missed without picking each piece apart. As a reader or an aspiring writer, this creates an interesting opportunity to discuss the birth and development of a piece along every stage of creation.

Taken from a number of works in their respective writing careers, short story anthologies can be kind of a mixed bag, hit or miss, but Coffman and Pelle's is a fresh takeinnovative, personal, and entertaining. This is a good read, playing out as a sort of contest or regular meeting between the two authors that involves good food, good conversation, and best of all the trading of stories back and forth. Themes, like the authors, tend to alternate between pragmatism and romanticism, masculine and feminine, scientific and Bohemian, but not always from the author whom you might expect.


US Book Reviews

 More News about Adina Pelle
Book Review - 1/7/2010 5:50:00 AM

Book official release - 10/7/2009 9:33:00 AM

Featured Book
The Big Lie: How Our Government Hoodwinked the Public, Empti
by Allen Smith

A survey of how 30 years of government economic malpractice led to the 2008 financial meltdown and to the $15 trillion national debt...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
Jenny's Way
by Diana Perkins

Historical novel set in Eastern Connecticut...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.