It is 60 years since JD Salinger invented teenage anxiety. The voice of the fragile Glass family and Holden Caulfield - damaged, precocious, confessional, self-obsessed, wearing irony against the emptiness of things - persists as about the most influential rhetoric of our lives: you can't imagine Morrissey or MySpace without it. It is, therefore, remarkable how much genuine life and surprise Joe Dunthorne brings to it in his perfectly pitched debut novel Submarine. Dunthorne, who is 26, and wrote this book on the creative writing course at East Anglia, transplants The Catcher in the Rye to south Wales, somewhere between Swansea, where he grew up, and Port Talbot. Oliver Tate is 15, despairingly obsessed with his virginity, in love with his own cleverness, and wildly trying to save his parents' marriage.
By Laura Paisley - January 7, Everett is one of 38 authors, including nine Californians, selected from more than 1, applicants. NEA Creative Writing Fellowships enable published writers to set aside time for writing, research, travel and general career advancement. Winning manuscripts are selected through an anonymous, panel-review process based on artistic excellence and merit. Everett will use the grant for his next fiction project based on true events, which involves a research trip to Algiers, Algeria and the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea. In , the submarine escaped from Toulon as German forces tried to seize the French fleet. The submarine and her crew went on to fight with the Allied forces and participate in the liberation of Corsica.
Salvage, Sarcasm, and Submarines. (A kancolle Fic)
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Submitted for Contest 83 in response to: Start your story with someone emerging from the sea, and end it with them looking up at the stars. Fiction Sad Science Fiction. I am more accustomed to the suffocating navy of the ocean than the golden rays of sunlight which used to bless the Earth in The Before.