This collection of short stories is a series of first-person fictional confessions, where a narrator describes all the men in her life in alphabetical order. Is the narrator one and the same throughout the whole book? That’s up to the reader to decide.
- ISBN 978-9949-47-945-0
An excerpt from the book
“I had a girlfriend,” he told me after the first time we kissed. “I haven’t seen her in three months, but before that we went backpacking, just the two of us. She’s a rich Jewish girl from London and she left me. And now she just wrote me to say that she wants me back.”
I didn’t feel like listening to what he was saying. At that moment, I had no idea what Miriam’s role would be in inflicting me with one of the deepest wounds of my life.
I couldn’t have imagined at that point that Fred had everything that I could wish for in a man. But besides all that, there was another man in there – the one I didn’t know yet; a man of the sea.
I didn’t know then that a man of the sea would betray our connection when he heard one sentence: “My father will buy you a yacht!”
(continued in the book)