Surface Children

Surface Children

Dean Blake / Oct 21, 2019

Surface Children SHORT STORIES FROM A GENERATION CONSUMED BY VANITY SELF INDULGENCE AND A TWISTED UNDERSTANDING OF LOVE AND HEARTBREAK Dean has once again demonstrated his mastery of the art of storytelling in this

  • Title: Surface Children
  • Author: Dean Blake
  • ISBN: 9780992369002
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Paperback
  • SHORT STORIES FROM A GENERATION CONSUMED BY VANITY, SELF INDULGENCE, AND A TWISTED UNDERSTANDING OF LOVE AND HEARTBREAK Dean has once again demonstrated his mastery of the art of storytelling in this much anticipated collection of short stories.From a satirical tale of a group of teenagers who crave nothing but perfection to a horrific account of a young man who claims to SHORT STORIES FROM A GENERATION CONSUMED BY VANITY, SELF INDULGENCE, AND A TWISTED UNDERSTANDING OF LOVE AND HEARTBREAK Dean has once again demonstrated his mastery of the art of storytelling in this much anticipated collection of short stories.From a satirical tale of a group of teenagers who crave nothing but perfection to a horrific account of a young man who claims to eat people, Surface Children introduces its readers to a generation consumed by vanity, self indulgence, violence, and a twisted understanding of love and heartbreak Surface Children is said to be Dean Blake s most significant work to dateNUS SHORT STORIES AND APPEARANCESFans of Dean s earlier work can expect appearances from Eva, Jude, Vail, and other personalities from Generation End and Always Eighteen It also contains excerpts from his life as a self destructive, struggling novelistORY LIST1 Eva, Part One Always Eighteen2 The Committee 3 Los Angeles Angie4 Eva, Part Two Where It Was Said5 The Worst Thing Jude Has Ever Done6 One Hundred Sixty Kilograms7 Eva, Part Three Fights And F king8 Suicide After Breakup9 What Happened To Valentine s Day10 Eva, Part Four Dancing11 The Things We Do For Those Who Don t Love us12 In The Name Of Love13 Eva, Part Five The Terrible Things We Do14 Vail Before It Ended15 The Girl Who Had Every Man16 Eva, Part Six Kids17 Charlie And The Open Open18 We Fall Asleep So Early19 Eva, Part Seven Music CDs20 Dirty Little Secret21 This Is Not Hell22 Generation End23 Eva, Part Eight The End

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      • Dean Blake

        Dean Blake grew up in Brisbane, Australia, and is most recognised for his acclaimed blog, Generation End Dean has just completed his much anticipated book of short stories, Surface Children You can read about it here.


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    1. Dean Blake is such a great writer. Once I started reading this book, I couldn't put it down. SERIOUSLY. It was very different from so many of the books that I've read. Each story was entertaining. Dean has cleverly and creatively mixed stories about youth, about him and his friends, as well as random stories that he's written in the past. Some of my favorite stories inside areSuicide After Breakup, Dirty Little Secret,andThe Things We Do For Those Who Don't Love Us.The book was extremely interes [...]


    2. I won a copy of Surface Children through ' First Reads but this opinion is not tainted, influenced or swung by that. I am appreciative of it though as I may otherwise not have come across the book. I was attracted by the comparisons to Palahniuk and I agree there is a similarity, but with a short story the Palahniuk punch is much more concentrated and direct. The stories are little social bombs that critique and explore contemporary youth, adulthood - essentially Gen Y, and beyond - or Generatio [...]


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