And The Soft Wind Blows Synopsis
Timmy Enosh is a peculiar, small man: fivethree, onehundred andfifteen pounds, and is a pharmacist in Ashton City, Tennessee. He finds himself at fortythreeyearsold as his life starts to fall apart: his threehundred pound wife disappears, his romantic interest has lost interest and has gained hatred toward him, his coworkers harass him, customers verbally assault him, and he has the strange urge to adopt his foulmouthed, eighteenyearold coworker, Alex. When things start to pile up, Timmy must find a way to deal: he turns to Alex to supply him with marijuana, starts sewing an elaborate Mr. Mistoffelees costume, finds solace in the wild, etc., etc., etc. And the soft, constant wind of change blows him on, on, and on. (Amazon)
The Book Beginning is:
“How was your day?” Timmy asked.
“Shut up,” said Mandy, her words dropping like boulders on Timmy’s head, shattering to pieces on the floor.
And The Soft Wind Blows is Lance Umenhofer’s debut novella. It is one of those quirky, surreal stories that you feel the author could take anywhere at any moment… Great imagery also.