Douglas Smith ½ 5 ReadThe pages turning as the reader is drawn ever deeper "Into The Lives Of Maroch And Laure Retracing Van Gogh "the lives of Maroch and Laure retracing Van Gogh steps during his inal days ever deeper into Van Gogh s PAINTED LANDSAPES OF RURAL FRANCETHE STORY landsapes of rural FranceThe story with its protagonist Maroch gazing upon the lifeless body of "the second woman he has loved and lost "second woman he has loved and lost here Douglas Smith expertly weaves between Maroch s present and his recent past with Laure the events leading up to her death while simultaneously drawing in threads Say Youll Stay And Marry Me from Maroch s earlier life with his wife Laure s history and the life and death of theamous painter whose lost works they seek Bouuet thereby presents a double layer of life mirroring art as Maroch and Laure travel through Van Gogh s paintings and the story travels through time in both theme and structureBouuet of Flowers in a Vase by Van Gogh is a story which begins in tragedy but ultimately ends in hope Don t miss this on. Ut somehow does and it’s a testament to the writer’s skill that their Rafaellos Mistress fate seems entirelyitting The FixA story that The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, follows two pathsa love affair that hits the rocks of the characters' messed up pasts and a scary new wrinkle on remote viewing LocusABOUT THE AUTHORDoug is an award winning author of speculativeiction with over a million words of Rascal fiction sold and over a hundred short story sales to professional markets in thirty countries and two dozen languagesHe has published three short story collections Chimerascope ChiZine Publications Canada 2010 Impossibilia PS Publishing UK 2008 and just recently La Danse des Esprits Dreampress France 2011Doug has twice won Canada's Aurora Awardor speculative Another Day of Life fiction and have been ainalist or the international John W Campbell Award the Canadian Broadcast Corporation's Bookies Award and the juried Sunburst Awa. Important story a story that "Matters And I Hope That "and I hope that many people will read it So I am compelled to attempt as best I can to convey how I eel about this masterpiece and hope that somehow my words will be adeuate
to convince you to experience the work or yourselfBouuet of Flowers in a Vase by Van Gogh tellsconvince you to experience the work or yourselfBouuet of Flowers in a Vase by Van Gogh tells story of a pair of remote viewers
who put their skills to work in an attempt to uncover lostput their skills to work in an attempt to uncover lost by Vincent Van Gogh They soon learn however that Van Gogh isn t the only one with hidden secrets As the search intensifies lines between life and art present and past become blurred and Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, far is discovered than anyone had bargainedorBouuet is a beautifully written brilliantly crafted story in which Douglas Smith raises the bar even higher than his previous works Doug s characteristic vivid settings and compelling characters are present driven as always by love and by a mystery which keeps. The best and most moving novellas I have read Haunting and evocative Just astounding Fantasy Book CriticAn important story a story that matters and I hope that many many people will read it A beautifully written brilliantly crafted story in which Smith raises the bar even higher than his previous works Doug's characteristic vivid settings and compelling characters are present driven as always by love and by a mystery which keeps the pages turning as the reader is drawn ever deeper Don't miss this one Rainbow Dragon RecommendsThe revolution of themes and words is very luid throughout this story making the pace almost rhythmic drawing you along The ending is a perfect resolution of the paradox of backward time travel SF Crowsnest Book ReviewsRight up to the story’s surprising conclusion Smith keeps his readers guessing It’s an ending that shouldn’t work A lot shorter than I expected Not enough
time to develop plot or characters convenience droveto develop plot or characters Convenience drove book This is a beautiful well written story that "begins with tragedy The characters are so realistic that I ached with their pain I sincerely hope that "with tragedy The characters are so realistic that I ached with their pain I sincerely hope that becomes a story that is reuired reading or every literature and art class in colleges around the world In case you can t tell I highly recommend it Disclaimer I received a copy of this ebook The Longevity Diet from the author and this is my honest andreely given opinion I ve struggled trying to decide what to write about Douglas Smith s Bouuet of Flowers in a Vase by Van Gogh because I don T Trust That I Have The Words trust that I have the words do justice to this beautiful story I want to say This is an important story A story that matters Go out and read it preferably without painting myself to be a raving over the top Grassroots Innovation fanatic and I m not sure that I know how to do that But Bouuet is an. Aurora Award Finalist storyrom a multi award winning authorDoug Smith is uite simply the inest short story writer Canada has ever produced in the science iction and Architecture and Utopia fantasy genres and he's also the most prolific His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think Robert J Sawyer Hugo Award winning author of Hominids and FlashForwardA great storyteller with a gifted and individual voice Charles de LintOne of Canada's most original writers of speculativeiction Library JournalDESCRIPTIONMaroch an expert in remote viewing and an ex agent of the ‘Company' reluctantly agrees to coach a beautiful young woman “viewer” who bears an uncanny resemblance to his dead wife in a scheme to locate lost paintings by Vincent van Gogh setting off a chain of events that may alter the past and destroy both their livesREVIEWSOne of.