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The Wraith of Skrellman Mike Sauve

The Wraith of Skrellman

Mike Sauve

Published December 7th 2015
ISBN : 9781940233291
Paperback
270 pages
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Set against the pomposity of a small-town theatre community, The Wraith of Skrellmanis the story of a nearly-delusional, completely-homeless 46-year-old troubadours ill-fated pursuit of a beautiful teenage actress, the resentment this breeds inMoreSet against the pomposity of a small-town theatre community, The Wraith of Skrellmanis the story of a nearly-delusional, completely-homeless 46-year-old troubadours ill-fated pursuit of a beautiful teenage actress, the resentment this breeds in her precocious classmate Dave String, and the wraith of Skrellman who haunts them all with his pornographic play-by-play and frequent acts of occult mischief.Elegiac at times, downright smutty at others, its likeThe Virgin Suicidesif that book were a little less masterpiece and a whole lot more teen sex romp. Beneath the populist slapstick exists a literary ode to lost youth, and a mordant satire of the social conservatism of small towns.