Tales of Falling and Flying PDF Novel

Tales of Falling and Flying PDF Novel


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 readers 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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Tales of Falling and Flying Information

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books (September 5, 2017)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143130102
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143130109
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.4 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5 x 0.6 x 7.7 inches
Best Sellers Rank: #530,271 in Books

About the Author

Ben Loory is the author of Tales of Falling and Flying (Penguin, 2017) and Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day (Penguin, 2011). His fables and tales have appeared in The New Yorker, BOMB Magazine, Fairy Tale Review, and A Public Space, and been heard on This American Life and Selected Shorts. A graduate of Harvard and the American Film Institute, Loory lives and teaches short story writing in Los Angeles. He is also the author of a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015).

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The stories in Tales of Falling and Flying are often strange and whimsical, but they also offer insights into the human condition. They are a reminder that life is full of unexpected possibilities, and that we should never give up on our dreams.

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