The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories

By Erik D. Weiss

General fiction, Literary fiction, Crime & mystery, Action & adventure, Comedy & satire, Short stories | Paperback, eBook


Collection of short stories from the author of Tea and Chivalry The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories, by Erik D. Weiss New Haven, CT – Independent writer Erik D. Weiss releases a compelling collection of short stories. The cornerstone work, The Prisoner of Chillon, is a fictionalized rendering of Byron’s famous prisoner. A totalitarian allegory, The Factory takes us within the walls of autocratic fanaticism. As a figuration of Dante’s Divine Comedy, Baseball provides a nuanced view of the game as a figuration of circular knowledge and the journey of life. With Heist at Scone Palace, we follow a daring robbery caper set among the Scottish highlands. In a further tribute to Dante’s Comedy, A Light in the Dark Wood takes us on a futuristic advancement of Dante’s journey to the realm of scientific discovery. With The Egg, the collection closes with a fanciful and humoristic satire in an old English club. “A point in time with momentum in space creates its own direction” – from Baseball, is a picture of the varied directions where these stories can take us. Drawing inspiration from history, literature, and science, Erik D. Weiss has given us a collection that inspires different thoughts and moods and passions. The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories will appeal to a varied audience of all ages. As an independent, self-published author, Erik D. Weiss seeks to provide works that will inspire such varied passions in his fellow-readers. Available on Amazon.com, Amazon Europe, the CreateSpace Store, and Kindle Store.


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Collection of short stories from the author of Tea and Chivalry The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories, by Erik D. Weiss New Haven, CT – Independent writer Erik D. Weiss releases a compelling collection of short stories. The cornerstone work, The Prisoner of Chillon, is a fictionalized rendering of Byron’s famous prisoner. A totalitarian allegory, The Factory takes us within the walls of autocratic fanaticism. As a figuration of Dante’s Divine Comedy, Baseball provides a nuanced view of the game as a figuration of circular knowledge and the journey of life. With Heist at Scone Palace, we follow a daring robbery caper set among the Scottish highlands. In a further tribute to Dante’s Comedy, A Light in the Dark Wood takes us on a futuristic advancement of Dante’s journey t...


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A native of New Haven, CT., Erik D. Weiss grew up in a college town, and was accordingly nurtured by the artes liberales. He studied history at Yale College before pursuing a career in medicine/radiology. Having travelled extensively, Dr. Weiss has varied interests that span literature, history, and science, and is a keen devotee of music ranging from classical to jazz to bluegrass to classic rock.



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