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An Arrow's Flight Pdf or ebook by Mark Merlis

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  • An Arrow's Flight
  • Mark Merlis
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  • 12 February 2018
  • 9781857026870

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Free read An Arrow's Flight Free read An Arrow's Flight ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Free read ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ô Mark Merlis The award winning An Arrow's Flight tells the story of the Trojan War and Pyrrhus the son of the fallen Achilles now working as a go go boy and hustler in the big city Mag This was one of the best re tellings I ve ever read Pyrrhus the son of now dead Achilles is about to face up to his destiny That said he s been working as a stripper in a local gay bar can barely afford the rent and as such will likely turn to being a call boy and being the uarter divine son of a vaguely known water goddess isn t all that it s cracked up to beMerlis has blended ancient Troy and its legends by shifting them to a uasi contemporary setting Achilles managed to lead the Myrmidons on his battleship into a hostile sacking of the suburbs of Troy prior to his death and Pyrrhus roommate Leucon works as a copy boy in a Law Firm Bookstores sell The 12 Habits of Successful People as Learned from Heracles and people consider vacationing on Lemnos where ueer people roam freeWhat starts out as vaguely campy and uite titillating turns into a darker and intriguing novel as it progresses The inclusion of various gods heroes and bits and pieces of Greek myth is just wonderful it s like uncovering rich treasure re polished for a contemporary telling and at times the story moves uietly and yet impact fully into something stunning and movingTo wit the discussion of a vaguely mystical plague curse that has been spreading among the ueer spot that virus page 232 Now the sea lanes they charted have closed behind them All they discovered that had waited since the dawn of time to be found swallowed up No one will ever go that way again not even if the cure is found Partly because we will never own our bodies again as they did We are vectors now or vessels sources of transmission our bodies belong to the unseen Well it has always been so we have always belonged to the Fates We just never thought the Fates so tinyI ll definitely be looking for of Merlis work

Free read An Arrow's Flight

An Arrow's Flight

Free read An Arrow's Flight Free read An Arrow's Flight ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Free read ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ô Mark Merlis Y be a divinity in disguise Comical moving startling in its audacity and range An Arrow's Flight is a profound meditation on gay identity straight power and human liberati AN ARROW S FLIGHT 1998 a novel by Mark Merils is brilliant and irreverent It disrespects conventional writing storytelling and history and the author I think had great fun in doing so It is an existential inuiry about the human condition hidden within Greek Mythology and Gay Identity I read it not as a story about the Trojan War or the difficulties of being Gay in a warrior dominated world but as a universal story about love sex lying subterfuge and the ultimate uestion Who am I And then there is the uestion of destiny Are we just fooling ourselves with the idea of choiceThe anti hero is Pyrrhus son of the great Achilles who just happens to be gay a stripper and a hustler who will fuck anyone but then has one night of authentic love sans sex which impels him to try and thwart destiny and the gods Hmmm In a sense it is everyman s or woman s story I don t have a clue as to why Merils chose to tell the story this way versus being straightforward Maybe he thought it would get a wider audience if he used subterfuge himself Maybe he didn t even know what he was doing like Pyrrhus a callous defended whore who bungles into lovePerhaps the title is a clue as to motivation An arrow s flight refers to that fact once let loose an arrow is spent it cannot change direction or go any farther than it can And those warriors it is aimed at for it is a weapon of war know this and will take a stand just out of range until one man steps forward pg272 and the battle ensues As the author states sooner or later you have to give it up BRILLIANT Five stars

Free read ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ô Mark Merlis

Free read An Arrow's Flight Free read An Arrow's Flight ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Free read ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ô Mark Merlis Ically blending ancient headlines and modern myth Merlis creates a fabulous new world where legendary heroes declare their endowments in personal ads and any panhandler ma Man that was awesome Loved it