Book Of The Month – Donkey Boy & Other Stories – By Mary Smith @marysmithwriter

A fantastic start to my New Year to have Donkey Boy & Other Stories featured as Book of the Month on Hugh’s blog. Thanks so much, Hugh.

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After a month’s break, welcome back to my book of the month feature. To kick us off for 2018, I’d like to welcome Mary Smith to my blog. Over to you, Mary…

Thank you so much, Hugh. I’m truly honoured and excited to be here on your brilliant blog.

What’s the name of the book?
Donkey Boy & Other Stories, which, as the name implies is a collection of short stories.

#books #shortstories #authors

Tell us a little about the stories and the characters.
I’d have said there wasn’t a connecting theme but author Margaret Elphinstone who provided a testimonial for the back of the book describes the characters as ‘disinherited by mainstream cultures’, and I’m happy to go with that.

There’s the donkey boy of the title story, a young lad in Pakistan, who is confronted by a moral dilemma and there’s a visually impaired man in a residential home in Scotland…

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11 thoughts on “Book Of The Month – Donkey Boy & Other Stories – By Mary Smith @marysmithwriter

    • Thanks, Teagan. I wanted somewhere where I can share non-dementia related stuff. It’s brilliant Donkey Boy has been chosen has Hugh’s book of the month. Happy New Year to you, too. Hope it’s a good one!

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