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December 2, 2020 at 9:47 pm #3995Jennifer BrubakerGuest
The Shores We Walk
by Gabriel Rheaume
- Author: Gabriel Rheaume
- Language: english
- Release date: December 1, 2011
- Genres: fiction
- Format: paperback, 156 pages
- ISBN: 9781456444310 (145644431X)
- Publisher: Createspace
About The Book
A sumptuous banquet of life. — Author, Robynn GabelThe author has an eye for beauty, even in the midst of death and garbage… it hints of hope, it hints of sunshine, it is inspiring — Dawn Graves, Outsider WritersThe truth about heroin.In The Shores We Walk, Francis, based on a postmodern St. Francis of Assisi, tells the story of four young people as they slowly self-destruct while battling addiction, homelessness, and poverty. He and his friends tell the story before and after their demise. When Francis’ girlfriend commits suicide, he starts to drink heavily and use heroin instead of grieving, falling into psychosis. Francis leads a double life as a working student during the day and a sordid junkie by night. It doesn’t take long until he can no longer keep these lifestyles apart. It is written through a veil of drugs and visits from beyond the grave. The reader experiences the effects of hallucinations, desperation, and dope sickness with the comfort of being able to walk away from it in the end.It is a love story, a tragedy, a struggle of faith, with brief moments of hope. The shore is a metaphor for eternity and the walk is the exploration of the human condition, using the word we is to say that we all share the same human struggle. It is a fast-paced story written in surreal prose from multiple points of view in a non-linear fashion. Will Francis find any closure and defeat his demons, or will he too find himself in the same position as his loved ones, dead?
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