By Ken Finkleman
Noah’s Turn is the darkly funny tale of Noah Douglas and his eating envy of a way more winning pal. Adrift in lifestyles on the age of 41, Noah slides deep right into a pit of his personal making, alternately ingesting, smooth-talking an aged aunt he hopes will go away him cash, and drowsing with whoever can have him. He has additionally misplaced his activity and his spouse. yet at a pivotal second, he crosses the road among usual human weak point and outright depravity while he kills his profitable good friend with a machete. Noah needs to take care of the psychological and ethical fallout from the homicide, for which he feels strangely little regret and looks no longer even to be a suspect.Fast-paced, humorous and laced with sharp observations on self-importance and hubris, Ken Finkleman’s Noah’s Turn is a brief masterpiece.
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At the very least, it’s a good excuse to not talk to anyone for a few days. W H E N W R IT IN G YOUR OWN LIFE STORY, B E T H E V IL L A IN . FIND HAPPINESS IN THE LITTLE THINGS. The smaller they are, the easier it will be to fit them in the trash. EVERYONE HAS A CONSCIENCE. It’s best to find it and get that thing under control before it keeps you from doing anything I tell you to do. NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED. BY ME. Contemplate life’s big questions: HOW DO I CONVINCE THE DOG TO RUN AWAY? CAN I CHANGE THE LOCKS BEFORE EVERYONE GETS HOME?
Tear up all the flowers and salt the earth so that nothing can grow there ever again. IMITATION IS THE BEST FORM OF BEING ANNOYING. STRANGERS ARE JUST ENEMIES YOU HAVEN’T MET YET. NO ONE EVER TRIES TO HUG YOU WHEN YOU’RE A CACTUS. How did they get so lucky? e When’s the last tim you did something for others? C O R R E C T A N SW E R : NEVE R. P E O P L E A R E L IK E BA LL S OF YA RN . For the most part they’re boring and useless, but I still get a lot of pleasure out of watching them unravel. NEXT TIME YOU THINK YOU’VE HIT BOTTOM, GIVE ME A CALL.
Contemplate life’s big questions: HOW DO I CONVINCE THE DOG TO RUN AWAY? CAN I CHANGE THE LOCKS BEFORE EVERYONE GETS HOME? WHOSE BIRTHDAY PARTY SHOULD I RUIN NEXT? CT IC HO OT I N G TH ES E M A D YO U C A N P R N. W O OP E N SO YO S A U R ND I M TO N E W ID E T H E L O N G E ST JOUR NEYS START WITH A S IN G L E ST E P. B E ST N O T T O TA K E A N Y. THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION. So get out of here and don’t stop until you get there. WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN. So why bother with the up part?