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'To be sure, many would enjoy Hennerley’s works for the unconventional plots, the infectious imagination and the vibrant language. But I consider the Anywhere stories’ lasting value to lie in its spiritual potency. Majority of the Anywhere stories can each be treated as an edifying parable for our world—the family, the workplace or the society. What distinguishes Hennerley’s stories, however, is his ability to shine forth the message of hope, optimism, genuine care/compassion and faith in the human spirit in tension against his scathing critique of political or economic travesties.' US REVIEWS Welcome to Anywhere. A land where Magick still exists and Fairies and Trolls can bless or curse you in a heartbeat, a land where The Blind Old Weaver of Fate is randomly and carelessly spinning together the story of your ,life and God sleeps whilst the Devil plays. Welcome to Anywhere - a world very different from, yet painfully similar to, your own. 20 curiously intriguing tales: A Banker kills the last Unicorn and a Fairy curses him for his cruelty. Is he doomed? A lonely dog moves Death to tears. A selfish, self-absorbed woman feels shamed by her son and has him committed to The Asylum for the Strange and the Different - will he survive in such a desperate place? God and The Devil hold an emergency meeting - what should they do about someone who's too wicked even for Hell? A shoemaker decides he will make only size seven, left foot shoes. Has he gone mad or does he know something no-one else does? Two brothers, one good and one wicked, discover that the road to Heaven passes through the foothills of Hell. Who will survive the journey? What will The Greedy One Percent do when the Good Man exposes them as The Devil's Children - corrupt, abusive, criminal and psychopathic? Who is the The Old Man In The Mountain and why has he spent an eternity crafting the most beautiful shoes ever seen? A Successful Young Woman's life spirals out of control when a Fairy gives her the gift (or is it a curse?) of empathy. How does a man who loves and understands numbers more than he does people find true companionship? Can a magic dog really save your life? Plus 10 more curiously fantastical tales. "Brilliant comic technique, and a glorious sense of moral outrage at the current mess in which our country seems mired, combine here to make a unique reading experience. Often laugh-out-loud funny, the real-life characters behind these innocuous fairy tales and fables hit you by surprise, a series of sharp rocks hidden in those snowballs. Amazingly, with all the faux-naievete and children's book elements gleefully displayed here, the writing never becomes twee or condescending. I don't know where this writer's been all his life, but I intend to catch up with him, and keep an eye on where he's headed next...Bravo, Mr. Hennerly! Stay angry, and keep your books coming!" US REVIEWS Also available in the Tales from Anywhere series: 'The Curious Little Book of Extraordinary Big Tales'.
bound: 300 pages
publisher: Independently published (May 23, 2017)
isbn: 1521360197, 978-1521360194,
weight: 14.6 ounces (