The Fountain of Eden: A Myth of Birth, Death, and Beer
|Rating||:||4.24 (780 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||276 Pages|
He enjoys family, beer, and fiction. When not making up wild stories or burying his face in a book, he kicks around the local airport, making up regular old stories. Dan H. Kind writes off-the-wall fantasy, and sometimes horror. . He lives in Virginia with his beautiful wife, two amazing daughters, a beagle with a
And along the way must realize he has very much in common with the Tricksters that started the whole fiasco, or the Earth may drown in great beer.. Jack Whiskey's lived in Eden his whole life, and colonial reenactment is all he knows. Being the town "alchemist" is what he doeswell, that and drink beer at the Olde Eden Brewery and Taphouse.After sampling a few pints of Olde Eden's new Hoppy Heaven Ale, Jack discovers that a gang of American Indian Trickster gods are distributing the beer, brewed with water drawn from the Fountain of Youth, to every bar in Eden city limits. The crotchety old gods are never happy when people start at
"Delightfully wacky yarn with a mythological flair" according to Patricia. Jack Whiskey a pseudo-alchemist living in tourist-trap Colonial Eden, Virginia, on the Jims River and home to the College of Bill and Gary, gets himself blown up 8 times a day to the delight of the many tourists. He has forgotten that he really is Native American trickster Wesakaychak, but is forced to remember when Hades, ruler of the underworld decides to do away with all universes, leaving only hi. Patricia R. Van Zandt said Well-written and funny. If you like Christopher Moore and Jasper Fforde, you'll like Dan H. Kind's first novel. Mythological and literary figures converge in the historic reproduction town of Eden (reminiscent of but not quite like Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia) where the end of the world as we know it may be at hand. The novel is extremely well-written and displays the author's vast knowledge of mythology and religion, a. Alan Melton said The Fountain of Eden: A Fountain of Laughs. This is a work of pure fantasy. If that's your bag, you're going to love it. Dan Hand has produced a little masterpiece of far, far-out humor. It's well-plotted, well-written and the characters-an all time (well, as far back as Greek mythology, anyway) cast of demons, demi-gods, Amerindian Tricksters and literary personalities-are as delightful a crowd of troublemakers and trouble fixers as you will
He enjoys family, beer, and fiction. Kind writes off-the-wall fantasy, and sometimes horror. About the Author Dan H. He lives in Virginia with his beautiful wife, two amazing daughters, a beagle with allergy issues, and a crazy half-Siamese furball. When not making up wild stories or burying his face in a book, he kicks around the local airport, making up regular old stories.