ISBN 9780981406824
Pages 172
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2008
Publisher Botsotso Publishing , South Africa
Format Paperback

Out of the Wreckage

by Allan Kolski Horwitz

This collection of 47 parables and “flash fictions” can be described as follows: The dream-like; the waking fantasy; the reverie; the parable that instructs; the story that informs; the story that provokes the underbelly of consciousness; the story that becomes a slip of the mind; the story that registers alarm; the story that registers ease; the dream that illuminates the waking eye; the dream that gives voice to the silenced tongue; the dream that brings shivers; the dream that brings orgasm; the parable that offers a path out of the dark confusion of crisis; the dream that is light as a laugh; the dream that saves the dreamer.

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About the Author

Allan Kolski Horwitz

ALLAN KOLSKI HORWITZ was born in 1952 in Vryburg, South Africa but grew up in Cape Town. Between 1974 and 1985 he lived in the Middle East, Europe and North America, returning to live in Johannesburg in 1986. Since then he has worked as an organiser and educator in the trade union and social housing movements. He is a writer in various genres as well as being a songwriter and singer. Since leaving full-time employment in the trade unions in 2009, he continues on an ad hoc with his work as an educator and activist. He is a member of the Botsotso Jesters poetry performance group and of the Botsotso Publishing editorial board. 

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