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The Channel: Stories From L.A.

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Susan Alcott Jardine

Ten Tales for Troubled Times...Are we in control of our lives, or merely at the mercy of fate?      In The Channel collection, Los Angeles becomes the tapestry against which ten stories unravel. They take place from the early 1950s … see full wiki

Author: Susan Alcott Jardine
Genre: Short Fiction
Publisher: Outskirts Press
2 reviews about The Channel: Stories From L.A.
review by . October 21, 2010
Award-winning screenwriter pens haunting short-story collection!
As the cover states, THE CHANNEL: Stories From L.A. is a collection of ten stories based in the Los Angeles area "from the 1950s to the not-too-distant future." And what a gripping collection it is! Each main character experiences a horrendous experience that changes his or her life forever. How they deal with the problems is the main thrust of each story.      Author Susan Alcott Jardine unfolds her inventive tales in such a deft manner that I felt as though I were …
review by . January 01, 2010
Susan Alcott Jardine is a talented writer. The Channel is a moving collection of short stories set in Los Angeles. I love the quotes that preface each story. There is a quote by Francis Bacon in this book about how a man's fortune is in his own hands. There is another good quote by Jeremy Taylor about how friendship is the greatest gift a person can give. These two quotes are very deep and insighful.     Jardine is an author who understands that loss is a part of life. The element …
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