By Roger W. Forsythe
* "Best First Novel," Gold Medal Finalist: The 2009 subsequent new release Indie ebook Awards
* "Best Series," Honorable point out: The 2009 Reader perspectives Reviewers' selection Award
* * * * "Highly advised! Mr. Forsythe has used his poetic presents to create a distinct adventure the following. Written in a method the place time needs to be taken for re-reading, considering, and savoring, this interesting ebook makes for nice and beneficial reading." --John Helman, Allbooks studies
* * * * "'A Crucible of Innocence' is a gripping and compelling paintings that crosses genres and demanding situations conference. in the event you benefit from the artistry whilst a book's conscientiously designed format lends as a lot to the that means because the phrases themselves, you'll take pleasure in this pretty tapestry. it's going to depart readers with lots of fabric for mirrored image, but yearning extra from Conrad Scott and the insights he offers." --Sarah Moore, Writers within the Sky
Welcome to the Troubadour Poets Cafe and Bistro, the place a tragic, lonely boy (James Conrad Scott) performs author with the "imaginary acquaintances" who settle for him as he's: Jack Kerouac, Stephen Crane, Rupert Brooke and the literary immortals.
Now thirty, Conrad confronts "A Crucible of Innocence" within the boxing fit exorcism of his hardest trial. As constantly, his ally, John Keats, is there to convenience and inspire.
Facing religious, monetary, and healthiness crises, Conrad imagines himself surviving the "Titanic," pioneering the yankee Eden, and struggling with the Civil battle Armageddon.
May Angels stroll between us? could reincarnation be attainable? may perhaps the lack of Innocence be avoided? Composed within the form of New Beat Romanticism, Roger W. Forsythe's debut "Poetic Novel" solutions "Yes!" to all three.
Through the parable of Being, a idea of Aural Compassion, optimistic power, and "P=bs2" (Poetry=body/soul x 2), the fiction of Conrad's international may well provide clues into the truth of our own.
"* * * * The writing is soft and glints with this author's ardour for telling an interesting story. The ebook is easily established within the means it confronts and grapples (and has enjoyable) with a number of social and cultural matters whereas providing the fanciful story of a fascinating protagonist. the writer writes an enticing narrative of his protagonists' quest, and the secret components are good built-in. Conrad and the opposite characters, either the saints and sinners, are, separately and jointly, definitely robust sufficient to hold this narrative, which activates the reader's curiosity in constantly desirous to recognize what is going to ensue subsequent; a so much enchanting read." --Judge's statement, The nineteenth Annual "Writer's Digest" Self-Published e-book Awards.
The Hollywood Pitch: imagine "A attractive brain" and exchange literature for arithmetic and manic melancholy for schizophrenia; then upload "Quantum Leap."
About the Author:
Born in St. Francois County, Missouri, Roger W. Forsythe graduated together with his Masters measure in English from Southeast Missouri country collage after having studied a semester with the college of London, Imperial university, gaining knowledge of the Romantic Age poet John Keats.
He has released 3 volumes of poetry, a bankruptcy for the old textbook, "Missouri: Our Civil struggle Heritage," and thirty-five compositions in nearby literary journals.
The recipient of 3 Missouri linked Press awards for excellence in characteristic writing, a "veteran" Union infantry Civil battle re-enactor, a certified trim chippie, and a qualified astrologer, he's an English professor at Edison country collage in Naples, Florida.
He has identified Conrad for thirty-one years.
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A Crucible of Innocence (A Poetic Novel) (The James Conrad Scott Chronicles Book 1) by Roger W. Forsythe