Matthew is in the twilight of adolescence when the old lady barges into his life. Taking him under her wing, she hints at a future he had not envisaged, a future away from his hometown and his beliefs and aspirations. With all roads leading to the capital, he encounters complications and mishaps that force him to question whether he is in control of his destiny, or whether destiny is controlling him.
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Florence Huyler read the number on the door. She wondered at the lack of light from within; the glass of the door was like a slab of ebony. “No one here,” she murmured. “Just my luck.” For all that, she put out a hand to grasp the knob. In a city office building, ten stories up, one does not knock. Florence did not so much as allow the yielding…
Life In Parks is both serious and light-hearted, deep and throw-away, charting the trials of a young man coming of age in godless times.
Warning: Contains occasional strong language and challenging themes.