Roll The Bones

Stefan Bourque

You are here: Home - Uncategorized - Roll The Bones


Roll The Bones

Roll The Bones Short Story Approx Words Literary FictionJohn Updike wrote that it was his duty to give the mundane its beautiful due Like Updike Stefan Bourque also finds beauty compassion and hope in the mo

  • Title: Roll The Bones
  • Author: Stefan Bourque
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Short Story Approx 3,200 Words Literary FictionJohn Updike wrote that it was his duty to give the mundane its beautiful due Like Updike, Stefan Bourque also finds beauty, compassion and hope in the most ordinary of places In Roll the Bones, Bourque paints an intimate portrait of one married couple s everyday life complete with their struggle to keep their headsShort Story Approx 3,200 Words Literary FictionJohn Updike wrote that it was his duty to give the mundane its beautiful due Like Updike, Stefan Bourque also finds beauty, compassion and hope in the most ordinary of places In Roll the Bones, Bourque paints an intimate portrait of one married couple s everyday life complete with their struggle to keep their heads above water financially and emotionally as they dream of better days ahead.With Bourque s tight, narrative prose and his distant camera that still manages to capture an unflinching empathy, the reader becomes keenly aware that as the couple struggles, their love and dedication to one another cleaves away the voices of the past and the doubts of the future to show even now they are in the best of days.Stefan Bourque, author of the books, Juggler, Darker and My Name Is Joe, shows us that he is never alive as a wordsmith than when he examines the everyday moments that make us all what we are.

    • Unlimited [Science Book] ☆ Roll The Bones - by Stefan Bourque ↠
      132 Stefan Bourque
    • thumbnail Title: Unlimited [Science Book] ☆ Roll The Bones - by Stefan Bourque ↠
      Posted by:Stefan Bourque
      Published :2018-04-19T07:56:03+00:00

    One thought on “Roll The Bones

    1. Anne on said:

      This short story is a bittersweet snapshot of the daily life of a husband and wife trying to hold onto their dreams in a harsh world. The husband clings to his dreams of providing a better life for his wife, the woman he loves beyond measure, and his love drives him directly into conflict with the negative voices of his past - the ones that threaten to steal the color from his world. Everyday he struggles to overcome the ghosts and move out of their reach. As he struggles internally, he derives [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *