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Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on April 22, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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“Pat, don’t.” A female voice. Strange, then familiar. He turned. It was Natalie. She came towards them. Pat stepped away from where Alan knelt on the wet bitumen, coughing as if he was trying to regurgitate whatever had broken inside him. Continue reading

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Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses with tags on April 8, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Alan,” said one of the men standing behind him. “Easy.”

“Yes Alan, you’re being rather rude, you know that?” Pat liked to get a hold of their names. It was like a handle on their irritation.

“What’s your fucking problem?” demanded Alan the Stockbroker. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on March 19, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Pat told Johnny he needed to take a piss and went inside the pub. Wally stood at the end of the bar, a stubby sweating in front of him. Pat grabbed him by the elbow as he reached to pick it up. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on March 12, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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“That’s the first moment of genuine, non-medicated calm I’ve felt since…”

The sentence decayed into silence and Pat found himself looking out the window as if looking to see where the rest of it had gone.

“Since…?” prompted the doctor. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – A Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on February 26, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Pat had adopted his usual posture with his back hard up against the armchair as if it were a wall. One foot was stood on top of the other and his shoulders were hunched, like a vulture’s. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on February 16, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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“Afternoon, mate,” said Wally, tapping his racquet against the heel of his shoe as Pat walked through the chain-link gate and onto the court. Continue reading

Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses – a Novel

Posted in Theme Parks and Obstacle Courses on January 28, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

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Rita’s building reminded Pat of the extra-terrestrial hotel room at the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey.  Continue reading

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