The Drivers Guide to Hitting Pedestrians

The Drivers Guide to Hitting Pedestrians A Pocket Guide To The Twenty Three Most Painful Things In Life, Written By The Most Well Adjusted Man In The Universe Does It Make You Sad To Be Alive Boo Hoo You Re Living All Wrong My Name Is Andersen Prunty I Am Happiest While Napping I Am A Man With Tennis Shoes They Get Older Every Time I Put Them On This Is How I Deal With The Pain Of Being Alive Now Is Our Chance To Deal With Our Pain Together You Ll Thank Me Later Love And Euphoria, Andersen Why Why did I even read this Okay, so that cover, and the title had me from the beginning Probably so much that I ignored the bizarro fiction shelf And these stories were pretty bizarre and disturbing I am still trying to comprehend what I ve read.There were two though The Balloonman s Secret was kind of adorable, fallinginto the magical realism fantasy genre Bob, the Balloonman has a thriving balloonstore, the go to store when you needed ballons, whether for a wedding, a birthday Why Why did I even read this Okay, so that cover, and the title had me from the beginning Probably so much that I ignored the bizarro fiction shelf And these stories were pretty bizarre and disturbing I am still trying to comprehend what I ve read.There were two though The Balloonman s Secret was kind of adorable, fallinginto the magical realism fantasy genre Bob, the Balloonman has a thriving balloonstore, the go to store when you needed ballons, whether for a wedding, a birthday party or a funeral Until June First rushes into his store Since then he can call himself a changed man.In The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians we are given exactly that, guidelines and rules to the contest Who can hit the most pedestrians wins
The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians is a collection of short stories by Andersen Prunty.Andersen Prunty is swiftly becoming one of my favorite authors due to his versatility, something that is nicely illustrated in this short story collection The stories contained within are absurd, hilarious, disturbing, thought provoking, or a combination thereof.There are twenty three short stories in thi
sorry, didn t mean to write a damn essay In an interview he did near the end of his life and I m paraphrasing here Jorges Luis Borges said the task of the artist is to transform stimuli from the external world into symbols, into things that last can last in man s memory The emphasis in this idea is not mimesis but rather transformation i.e the creation of something that, though it refers back symbolically to the raw materials from which it was constructed, is itself something entirely newsorry, didn t mean to write a damn essay In an intervi
A random collection of lock and load short stories by Andersen Prunty, extremely short stories, with the longest being 13 pages long and the shortest being 1 2 It was a trip a true bizarro trip I think I expectedfrom Prunty though I loved Zerostrata, and My Fake War was great, but this collection of short stories left something to be desired, it almost felt like a tease At times some of the stories were disturbing, bizarre, and a couple were pretty darn funny Hitting Pedestrian A random collection of lock and load short stories by Andersen Prunty, extremely short stories, with the
Instead of explaining this collection with a series of words surreal, funny, bleak, odd, etc I have decided to just go for broke and talk about each story, because I have never done that before, and today is a new day, with a new sun, and I ate a french dip while reading this book.1 The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians this story explains the rules of a new sort of game in which drivers earn points by hitting pedestrians He who hits the most peds, gets a cash prize This story was Instead of explaining this collection with a series of words surreal, funny, bleak, odd, etc I have decided to just go for broke and talk about each story, because I have never done that before, and today is a new day, with a new sun, and I ate a french dip while reading this book.1 The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestria
I ve read some of Prunty s collections of horror stories and I enjoyed those I didn t enjoy this at all I liked the general concept of a few of the stories, but that s it I reached the end of most of the stories just wondering why they had even been written down I felt like he had some strange dreams, wrote them down and published it This book seems to have quite a few good, even great, reviews so there is an audience for this, but I m missing whatever it is that those people liked so muc I ve read some of Prunty s collections of horror stories and I enjoyed those I didn t enjoy this at all I liked the general concept of a few of the stories, but that s it I reached the
I first discovered Andersen Prunty a few years ago at a convention where I picked up a copy of his novel Zerostrata I was blown away by his prose style, his handling of the material, but most of all by his sublime understanding of dream logic I became an immediate fan.In this wonderful collection, The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians, Prunty s surreal narratives weave in and out of logic without ever feeling forced That s the gift Prunty provides us His dream logic doesn t ever feel ran I first discovered Andersen Prunty a few years ago at a convention where I picked up a copy of his novel Zerostrata I was blown away by his prose style, his handling of the material, but most of all by his sublime understanding of dream logic I became an immediate fan.In this wonderful collection, The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians, Prunty s surreal narratives weave in and out of logic without ever feeling forced That s the gift Prunty provides us His dream logic doesn t ever feel random or weird just for the sake of spontaneity No matter what happens, it
My favorite stories in this bizarro compilation by Andersen Prunty were The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians, Lost, and The Cover Up Nice work Prunty Andersen Prunty s The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians has to be one of the finest single author collections of bizarro out there.The cover and Prunty s hilarious description sold me on the book right away Then I read it and that was good too I make smart decisions.Anwyay, the title story is a wonderful bit of macabre about a contest to see who can injure the most pedestrians The contest comes complete with an oddball set of rules and a desperate, deranged cast of characters This story Andersen Prunty s The Driver s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians has to be one of the finest single author collections of bizarro out there.The cover and Prunty s hilarious description sold me on the book right away Then I read it and that was good too I make smart decisions.Anwyay, the title story is a wonderful bit of macabre abou
Prunty a man who is happiest while napping in his tennis shoes deilvers this collection of Bizarro short stories that range from the TRULY bizarre to the truly hysterical and usually a combo of the two.Among thememorable are the epic title story, a sort of take on DEATH RACE 2000 featuring an odd guy who spends most of his life in his van Architecture deals with a man who decides to build something truly different Napper is one of th

[PDF] ↠ The Drivers Guide to Hitting Pedestrians  Author Andersen Prunty – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 108 pages
  • The Drivers Guide to Hitting Pedestrians
  • Andersen Prunty
  • English
  • 03 February 2017
  • 1936383799