In the short story, the narrative form which pin-points the strangeness and ambiguity of life, lyricism must entirely conceal itself behind the hard outlines of the event...The short story is the most purely artistic form; it expresses the ultimate meaning of all artistic creation as mood.
The Meanest Flood
The sixth novel in the Sam Turner series.
This is a great read, and it confirms John Baker in his position as one of the best modern-day writers. Mike Jecks, novelist.