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

Delighted to have Hugh Roberts back after his festive break and his first post was for his Book of the Month – Donkey Boy and other Stories by Mary Smith.. she will be in residence all month but do pop in and find out more about her book as soon as you can.. I read and enjoyed. #recommended

Hugh's Views & News  

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 #authorsTell 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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About Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.

My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/about-me/

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

  1. I am a big Fan of Mary’s writing And as I said on Hugh’s blog… she is such a talented writer with a remarkable and unique voice shaped by natural gifts, technical skills and extraordinary experiences.

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