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Holy Fools + 2 Stories
"Mystery is the best strategy. A mysterious death sheds blame on no one and therefore on everyone: precisely his intention."
Holy Fools + 2 Stories
Marianne Ackerman
Guernica Editions, Fall 2014
184 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781771830027
ISBN10: 1771830026
English
$20.00 Canada, $20.00 US
The characters in Holy Fools + 2 Stories are humble people who may seem mad. Burdened by delusion. Driven by irrational goals. They take action and are caught up in the web of events, carried to unfamiliar shores that may or may not denote salvation. There is no message. I just wanted to write about the dear human spirit, swimming against a crazy world.

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