Tales of Falling and Flying

  • by Ben Loory
  • Narrated by Andy Harrington
  • 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A dazzling new collection of stories from the critically acclaimed author of Stories for Nighttime and Some for The Day
Ben Loory returns with a second collection of timeless tales, inviting us to enter his worlds of whimsical fantasy, deep empathy, and playful humor, in the signature voice that drew listeners to his highly praised first collection. In stories that eschew literary realism, Loory's characters demonstrate richly imagined and surprising perspectives, whether they be dragons or swordsmen, star-crossed lovers or long-lost twins, restaurateurs dreaming of Paris or cephalopods fixated on space travel. In propulsive language that brilliantly showcases Loory's vast imagination, Tales of Falling and Flying expands our understanding of how fiction can work and is sure to cement his reputation as one of the most innovative short-story writers working today.

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Wonderfully Read Modern Fables

If you haven't read or listened to anything by Ben Loory, you're insane. This book is awesome and the deadpan narrator rocks the mic.
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- Russ

Joyful, whimsical, stories!

Great writer, Great narrator! Please check out this book. You will love it.

Scott O
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- Scott O'Dell

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-08-2017
  • Publisher: TalkingBook