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Matinee at the Flame

Matinee at the Flame

(2006)
A collection of stories by

 
An elderly junk dealer finds redemption in a defunct burlesque theater. A middle-aged Jewish man discovers the aphrodisiacal powers of a Ku Klux Klan uniform. An annual street carnival provides the venue for legalized murder. Welcome to the world of Christopher Fahy, a world of fantastical transformation, where the ordinary takes bizarre and macabre twists:

A druggie wandering in Europe touches a medieval painting and is shockingly changed forever.

A middle aged bachelor loser becomes a slave to his TV set, which has him carry out its evil plans.

New dental work turns a cuckold into a vengeful killer.

A mild-mannered octogenarian comes back from the dead to right the wrongs of his familiar world.

A greedy businessman is trapped in a life-or-death game played with 1952 baseball cards.

Frankenstein's monster visits his creator, Mary Shelley, in the dark of a sleepless night with love on his mind.

A hopeless young factory worker uses her savings to pay for a fantasy tryst with her idol, a dead rock star, and is shattered by the experience.
These are among the twenty-two (Also available is the signed hardcover limited release which includes one extra story) fantasy stories in the latest Overlook Connection Press release, Christopher Fahy's Matinee at the Flame.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Matinee at the Flame
Author(s): Christopher Fahy
ISBN: 1-892950-77-4 / 978-1-892950-77-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Connection Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

October 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Matinee at the Flame
Author(s): Christopher Fahy
ISBN: 1-892950-73-1 / 978-1-892950-73-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Connection Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Matinee at the Flame
Author(s): Christopher Fahy
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