Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Indestructible Man [Paperback]

Our Price $ 10.46  
Retail Value $ 14.95  
You Save $ 4.49  (30%)  
Item Number 257942  
Buy New $10.46
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for The Indestructible Man by William Jablonsky...

The Indestructible Man by William Jablonsky

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   136
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 11, 2005
Publisher   Livingston Press (AL)
ISBN  1931982481  
ISBN13  9781931982481  

Availability  0 units.

More About William Jablonsky

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > United States

Reviews - What do customers think about The Indestructible Man?

short stories about dreamers and their effects on those around them  Aug 30, 2005
Jablonsky does not marginalize his characters with abnormalities, but rather illustrates how their ideas, behavior, and aims affect those around them, sometimes to the point that others become involved in their impossible schemes. The abnormalities of the main characters reflect the everyday hopes, dreams, aspirations, burdens, and frustrations of the wider world of normal individuals around them. Henry's friends accept his becoming "unhinged" from the death of his wife Cora, and "have learned to accommodate him." This "accommodation" broadens to involve helping Henry pilfer steel spikes, empty oil drums, wooden planks, and other materials he needs for a large catapult which he believes will catapult him to the moon. Watching Henry's crazed ambition come to a tragic end, the small crowd that had helped him try to fulfill it "for the first time...feel[s] the pull of gravity upon us." Stories of Jablonsky's have appeared in the Southern Humanities Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, and other respected literary journals. Somewhat simplistic in conception and structure (probably due to the limitations of space for a short story), the stories memorably portray the sometimes subtle, even insidious, sometimes overt, even flamboyant, effects wishful thinking can have on others.
I've got the Jablonsky Fever!  Aug 9, 2005
Quite simply, this is the best collection of themed shorts by a single author that I have read in years. The prose is spare, yet the imagery is haunting and unique. I devoured the book in a weekend and now am looking for other work by this author.If you have even a passing interest in science fiction or magical realism this is a must-read, and if you have no interest in any of those things but want to know why people love those genres, this is a must-read for you as well. The characters and plots are compelling and take you to extraordinary places. Like a master jazz musician making a tired standard sound fresh and new, Jablonsky's stories of time travel and supermen aren't the same ones you've heard before.
Winston Delgado-Artcrime Ink
They blend fantasy and reality in unusual settings   May 12, 2005
William Jablonsky's literary short stories comprising The Indestructible Man are nothing short of unique: they blend fantasy and reality in unusual settings and protagonists who seek such adventures as going to the moon or conquering heights. From a man who has the Devil in him and needs help to aliens received on the radio, a touch of the extraordinary spices every tale.

Write your own review about The Indestructible Man

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding The Indestructible Man

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy