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The Great Simultaneous Breathing Act, by Jason Vandaele

FictionPosted by editor Sun, April 21, 2013 12:48:56
Reflection on and reaction to The Great Simultaneous Breathing Act, by Jason Vandaele.

Jason Vandaele was born in Belgium, in the years since he has studied, worked and played in Europe, Japan and America, penning short stories along the way.



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Posted by Sophie Whitley Flavell Sun, June 23, 2013 19:35:58

These snapshot of a journey on the Jubilee Line is written in a way that enables the reader to share the suffocation, paranoia and anxiety of the protagonist throughout the story. An amusing final line that made me smile - clever!

Posted by Sue Pace Thu, April 25, 2013 18:03:34

The "flash mob" by happenstance...with metaphor and internal musing mixed together. I have ridden a packed bus to work and the "intimate stranger" is so very ably presented in this writing.