Totally Losing Face and Other Stories
Wickedly funny, yet disturbingly dark, Totally Losing Face and Other Stories introduces twenty tantalizing tales of adult short fiction. In his debut book, Hillel Groovatti enlivens his captivatingly original stories with a wide-range of intriguing characters, diverse locations, dark and sometimes twisted humor, as well as a dash of sci-fi.
Drawn to the strange, unique, bizarre elements of the world; Groovatti finds humor in the darkest of places. His characters struggle to make sense of the world, muddle in the muck of existence, and revel at the joys of being human.
Meet best friends Kyle and Chris whose hangover Sunday is invaded by a pear-shaped alien trapped on their kitchen table. Blaze a new trail to the wilds of Australia with four friends as they try to stop a scientific experiment gone awry. Visit a famous Amsterdam museum with a group of New Yorkers as they accidentally wander into a one-man sex show. Learn the secrets of Chinese cooking from a culinary expert. Fly to Japan, the hard way. Venture to Taiwan and discover what it’s like to totally lose face. And brace yourself for one wild, off the hook, crazy ride!
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With twenty outrageous stories spanning everything from the bizarre to the unbelievable, Totally Losing Face and Other Stories is one off-beat collection of fiction that plunges the reader on a wild roller coaster ride and continuously delivers from beginning to end.
Hillel Groovatti - Author of Totally Losing Face and Other Stories
When an alien shaped like a pear suddenly appears on Chris's kitchen table, Chris and his college roommate are forced to use all their creative juices to do battle with the strange creature and protect their humble apartment.
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