Best Download The Freak ChroniclesAuthor Jennifer Spiegel For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

The Freak Chronicles An American missionary sleeps on the dung floor in a witch doctor s hut in South Africa Two women contemplate poverty porn while trying to start a nonprofit in China An heiress locks eyes with a whore on the streets of Cape Town A college girl stalks Mickey Rourke A professor from New Jersey gets scammed in Old Havana before Castro s demise A mom obsesses about the fate of Sesame Street characters A study abroad student goes home with a Russian street artist Backpackers question their global idealism Terrain, both ordinary and extraordinary, work on the imaginations and perceptions of people on the run, freaks in the making, eccentrics by choice.The short stories in this collection explore, both implicitly and explicitly, the notion of freakiness They worry over eccentricity, alienation, normalcy, and intimacy What is it that makes one a freak, makes one want to embrace quirkiness, have the fortitude to cultivate oddity Is there a fine line between abnormality and the extraordinary Jennifer Spiegel s stories delve into these questions and others. Best Read [ The Freak Chronicles ] author [ Jennifer Spiegel ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. The characters in these stories struggle to find basic connections although the world doesn t stop to give them time to think Some of them are alienated in every way, placed in strange countries, surrounded by unfamiliar cultures, with guides as out of place as they are Even those on familiar ground feel out of place Time passes and people lose touch Sometimes something as seemingly slight as a fascination with Mickey Rourke is enough to taint a relationship, while other times, two people wi The characters in these stories struggle to find basic connections although the world doesn t stop to give them time to think Some of them are alienated in every way, placed in strange countries, surrounded by unfamiliar cultures, with guides as out of place as they are Even those on familiar ground feel out of place Time passes and people lose touch Sometimes something as seemingly slight as a fascination with Mickey Rourke is enough to taint a relationship, while other times, two people with nothing in common can endure due to a belief in commitment Spiegel frequently returns to the question of what is enough With everything that is wrong in the world, and all the lost people does it make a difference to send five girls to school and there are five thousand others who stay home as the characters in the story ZigZag Bridge ask themselves Is it only sensible if good wins in the end I d like to know It s a pleasure to follow alon...

  2. What does it mean to be a freak More specifically, what does it mean to be a woman, a citizen of the world, a mother, a daughter, a wife, a lover, someone who wants to make the world a better place What does it mean to be normal and is that really the life you want to lead I sometimes have a hard time with collections of short stories because I don t feel I have time to become invested in the characters or plots By the story Zigzag Bridge third in the collection , I was all in I had fallen What does it mean to be a freak More specifically, wh...

  3. This is a terrific collection of stories that take place in exotic settings with restless and memorable characters I enjoyed the way Jennifer Spiegel weaves a political conscience into fully realized fictional tales Her characters find themselves in strange places They are denizens and ex pats and generally people sea...

  4. Review in American Book Review