In Grief Prostrate; Clobbered by Joy

Meet Roy, a widower visiting his wife's family for a summer holiday with his young daughter. Imagine his confusion: he finds his wife's sister Miranda suddenly alluring; discovers a nefarious plot by Miranda's preppy boyfriend to evict her and her mother from their home by the ocean; and collides with pugilistic European tourists. A funny, sad, lushly-written novella that defies description. More

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Words: 16,660
Language: English
ISBN: 9781466031975
About Benjamin Chambers

Benjamin Chambers is a professional writer and editor educated at the University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis. His creative work has appeared in many publications, including The Iowa Review, ZYZZYVA, Foreign Service Journal, MANOA, and The Mississippi Review. A former fiction editor at The Chicago Review, he was editor and founder of the award-winning online literary journal, The King’s English (www.thekingsenglish.org), which specialized in novellas. His columns on fiction from The New Yorker appeared online in Emdashes (www.emdashes.com).

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