Table for One

Table for One Download Table For One Daniel Kelley Ah, The Pleasure Of Temporarily Inhabiting Characters Imbued With So Many Of The Flaws That Mostof Us Strive To Hide Five Stories, Involving Well Than Five Problem Customers.Milo Steddiman, A Disgraced Business Titan, Revisits His Childhood Town Of Lincolnsville In FullCircle , Only To Discover That The Years Spent Away Haven T Exactly Erased The Traces Ofpersonality He D Left Years Before.In A Summer Tale , Miss Dori Sees A Familiar Looking Man In A Barber Chair, And Is Flooded Withmemories Of A Rapturous Summer Decades Before Could This Actually Be Franklyn, Who D Lovedand Left Her, Who D Stolen Her Heart And Soul Before Departing Her Life A Husband Takes The Plunge And Informs His Wife Of Feelings He S Developed For Another Woman.Being Straightforward Is Such An Admirable Trait The Conversation, However, Definitely DoesNOT Go In The Direction He Had Hoped Such Is His Reward For Honesty Unlike Miss Dori, Catherine Actually Found The Man Of Her Dreams In Thomas Gardiner Huntley.And Then They Got Married Years Later, Catherine Is Completing A Jigsaw Puzzle, Herprimary Allowed Hobby, And She Reflects On How Her Choices Resulted In Such An Intractablesituation, And What She Can Do To End It.And To Round Out This 23,000 Word Collection Of Damaged Goods, Original Owner Opens Awindow Into Gerald, Who S Been Chucked By Girlfriend After Girlfriend For Gerald Has A Problemwith Those Who Have Come Before Him Romantically And As He S Discovered With Much Agony,there S Not A Damn Thing He Can Do To Alter The Past Or His Obsession With It.An Enticing Group Of Stories There S Nothing Quite Like Being Both Horrified And Relieved Byexperiencing Through Words How Those Tricky Blemishes In Our Own Personalities Could Havealtered Our Lives. Table for One is an anthology of psychological short stories that reveal some of the darker moments and aspects of the human experience If you are looking for romance or a happily ever after, this is NOT it Readers who enjoy succinct psychological story telling that drops one into the epiphany moments of the protagonists will enjoy Daniel Kelley s tales Full Circle Milo Steddiman s bitter musings on his experiences growing up surrounded by people who were unfair to him paint a clear picture of his still flawed self perception In A Summer Tale , 62 year old Miss Dori glimpses a man she hasn t seen in over 40 years and is immediately transported in her mind to the summer romance they shared long ago Honesty details a conversation between a middle aged man and his wife when he decides to be honest with her about his attraction to a much younger woman at work Sure, that is a good idea.I
Table for One is collection of short stories into the human character Characteristics presented are selfishness, loathing, misery, hope, and happiness Most of the people were interesting, rich, and bold The stories were intriguing, bold, and fascinating I look forward to of this author s work in
An engaging read, with multi faceted characters in various phases of love and love lost Kelley creates vivid pictures of men and women as they act out their needs and longings in five short stories The crisp descriptions and references to small behavioral details provide the reader with the sense of being there, as if you lived in this place with them Strong dialogue moves the stories along quickly The author is skilled in weaving stories around memorable phrases and illusions to ponder, such as this from a disillusioned
This is a collection of five stories, each one of which is quite good They depict people a reader can easily relate to or who may even resemble parts of anyone s life After reading the first story, I only found that they got better as they went along The situations are well presented, and though there is little dialogue, the main characters manage to convey all that is necessary for the plot to be developed and end well Short stories are possibly harder to write than novels because there is such a short space and time to introduce the characters, setting and plot storyline, develop the
Table for One by Daniel Kelley is a well written collection of short stories providing a view into the lives of very different people Each story reinforces the understanding that you cannot judge a book by its cover as this writer peels back the layers of their lives revealing hopes, dreams, failures and compromises that shape their lives Kelley has a unique ability to take the reader into a life and to provide a glimpse of the character s inner struggles and perceptions whil
These 5 short stories are about every day people doing every day things No super heroes, no super evil boogiemen trying to destroy the world, no zombies or vampires looking for their next victim those things aren t needed to keep the reader involved I started each story thinking, What do I care So what I wound up delving into the every day lives of every day people their past dreams, their regrets, their longings Overall, a very enjoyable and quick read I am looking forward
It was an easy going reading which I liked very much Daniel Kelley writes short stories which are grabed of the real life Those stories could be experienced by everybody In this book five persons declare their love life Some are looking back what could have happened if years ago they would have done another twist in their relationship They are lost in their memories and are very happy when they are returning
I was given these short stories in exchange for an honest review.These are all great stories The author created very real characters The stories each drew you in and made you feel like you were watching each person go through each situation and not just reading about it The stories were weren
It s hard to say what my favorite story was or who my favorite character is Milo Steddiman reminded me of several guys from high school that I didn t want to see at my reunion Catherine in Jigsaw Puzzle gave me hope for all strong women and adorable Miss Dori reminded me sadl
Table for One Five very different, well written stories, that each are good enough to have a whole book written about This amazing Author knows how to create believable characters in just a few sentences.Looking forward to reading of Daniel Kelley s work.