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When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved"s demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her on the Isle of the Dead. The Alehouse at the End of the World is an epic comedy set in the sixteenth century, where bawdy Shakespearean love triangles play out with shapeshifting avian demigods and a fertility goddess, drunken revelry, bio-dynamic gardening, and a narcissistic, bullying crow, who may have colluded with a foreign power. A raucous, aw-aw-aw-awe-inspiring romp, Stevan Allred"s second book is a juicy fable for adults, and a hopeful tale for out troubled times.

Edition Notes

StatementStevan Allred
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3601.L4596 A78 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination335 pages
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976335M
ISBN 101942436378
ISBN 109781942436379
LC Control Number2018041579
OCLC/WorldCa1027164995

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“The Alehouse at the End of the World will take you on a fast-moving ride through sixteenth century farce with a present tense echo effect. Bard-like in its constellation of bird-gods and rough hewn characters tossed around like breadcrumbs, the epic voyage catches you between laughter and a tear forming at the edge of your eye. A fisherman travels from the material world to the Isle of the Dead to find his beloved. The island is populated with shape-shifting characters, many of them gods or goddesses. Countless clams hold the souls of the dead, which are “tasty little morsels” for the crow who is the undisputed King of the : Stevan Allred. The Alehouse at the End of the World (Book): Allred, Stevan: "When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved's demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her on the Isle of the Dead. The Alehouse at the End of the World is an epic comedy set in the sixteenth century, where bawdy Shakespearean love triangles play out with shapeshifting avian demigods and a fertility goddess. The Alehouse at the End of the World audiobook, by Stevan Allred When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved’s demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her on the Isle of the Dead. The Alehouse at the End of the World is an epic comedy set in the sixteenth century, where bawdy Shakespearean love triangles play out with shapeshifting avian.