The Peeler by Bertie Marshall
The story of a middle aged writer, Monty, a metaphysical pessimist undergoing an existential crisis, while house sitting a Sutton Place apartment on New York City’s Upper East Side, in the late 1990s. And then there’s, Pete, the Peeler, Monty’s muse and obsession.
This novel is Psycho- Baroque; a car crashes through a dream and comes out the other side before it crashes. Where a pair of lover’s tongues become saints in the church of gob, the death of the forest is halted by the killing of a jackdaw and face slapped many times begats wisdom…
Paperback / 56 pages