And as you outline this fiction, you prefer as its imaginary icon the figure of the
stick man as if an essential imaginary ornament, this universal, reliable caricature
of the human figure; for how penetrating, exhaustively human is this calligraphy, ...
Author: M.B. Jones
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
An English teacher in a community college develops a friendship with a famous local novelist who is inexplicably eager to introduce him to his exotic theories of the creative act. Coincidentally, the same teacher befriends an indigent who is a favorite at the local library, and is involved in his own unique literary pursuits. And both he and the novelist prove to share a disconcerting similarity of ambitions. For the teacher has similar ambitions of his own. Enigmas proliferate, complexities ensue, and a grand mystery of a sort is afoot.