THE TRICK CLOCK is an excursion in twenty-four stories through varied landscapes formed and sometimes distored by the pressures of time and the desire for human connection. As in Schwarzenberger's previous collection, HAPLESS MALES, these tales, most no longer than three pages, distill with a few sentences the essence from the surface. Of the stories in HAPLESS MALES, Kevin Killian wrote, "At least two or three ...are American masterpiece class." Here are additional candidates.
Richard Schwarzenberger is a Bay Area writer known for his three books published by local publisher Ithuriel's Spear: IN FARO's GARDEN (2006), HAPLESS MALES (2017), THE TRICK CLOCK (2021), and a novel, CITY FO DISAPEARANCES (2019). He lives, works, swims and writes in San Francisco.Author City: USA