Reggie David’s New Book “Petrification” is Comprised of Seventeen Short Stories Exploring a Variety of Themes, From the Achingly Banal to the Truly Bizarre

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Recent release “Petrification and other Short Stories” from Page Publishing author Reggie David is an engrossing work of fiction presenting a myriad of characters in wildly divergent settings, from mundane realism to science fiction fantasy.

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Reggie David, a former construction worker, big wave surfer in Hawaii, and commercial fisherman in the Bering Sea who has lived in many places across the United States, has completed his book “Petrification and other Short Stories”: a collection of seventeen entertaining and thought-provoking short stories.

Petrification is a collection of seventeen short stories. Beelzebub the demon has transported over time zones to arrive at the Rothchild’s party to cause mayhem in “Now Meet Beelzebub the Hero.” “The Subliminal Voice of Liberty” is a poem recited by a man in Shanty Town, Jamaica. “Morbidity” is a bizarre account of a person stuck in a cycle of hallucinating. “The Afterlife” describes different afterlife sequences for certain types of people. “When They Les Miserables” is a campy short about two police officers on the prowl to find vagrants and abuse them. “White Wedding” is a freak wedding completely disrupted. “Worse Than Kitsch” is a short, fat, bald guy narrating a typical day in advertising. “Petrification” is a sci-fi short about a man contracting a strange desert virus and becoming bodily dead but having brain activity continue in his mind for a month. “The Edge” is a solitary wild man existing on a tropical island alone. “360˚” is a freakish rotation of an entire basketball arena during a game. “Unnamed” is an abstract entity that communicates telepathically with people and imitates a radio show. “The Beelzebub Interview” takes a freelance writer through history explaining catastrophic events and how they happened. And finally, Albert Einstein speaks to a man in the future through a special ‘time warp screen’ in “Einstein’s Address to the Public of the Future”.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Reggie David’s book is a thrilling adventure in seventeen short stories.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Petrification and other Short Stories” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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