Heating Up the Fog
Lulu.com, 2005 - 78 pages
The collection of short stories that won the 2005 Thesis Award from Notre Dame de Namur University's English Department takes the reader through six journeys in its characters' lives. A priest retiring from his isolated parish in a Canadian fishing village travels west to find new ways of life and new friends. A young man faces the reality of his inability to connect with his world. A confirmed bachelor fantasizes about tuning up the life of others and finds himself in need of a tune up. Another bachelor travels to Paris, causing minor incidents while reflecting on his failed relationship. A married woman discovers a new kind of attraction outside of her quiet suburban life. An American family finds itself framed in dreams and thoughts of modernist fiction (Virginia Woolf) while visiting London.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
A Leap of Faith
Heating Up the Fog
Cherchez la Femme
Are We Dispersing?
anyway asked back home Bertrand Beverley bookstore breakfast café called Camden Town Christian coffee confirmed bachelor counselor D.H. Lawrence didn’t know door English eyes Father Vaillancourt felt Fernandel French Gaspésie Gaston Gelinas girl Gratien Greek Boy Fountain Greg guide book hair hand heard husband ideal husbands Jeff Jessica Judy Judy’s knew La Symphonie Pastorale Lady Chatterley’s Lover Lenny looked Marcel married Maurice Richard Michele Mini Cooper mirror Miss La Trobe Montreal morning mother movie Museum never night Nora o’clock offered Pantheon parents Paris park Paul pendulum play responded Rosetta Stone Sean seen silent sleep someone sorry squirrel street T. S. Eliot talk tell there’s Thibault things thought toast took train Tricia tried trip trying twins Virginia Woolf voice walked wanted watching window woman in black women wondered Yeah young