The stories in this collection are works of unusual originality and literary art. Written with great power and clarity in an economy of style rarely seen today they are both entertaining and challenging. There are passages of beautiful descriptive writing as in 'The Storm'. In 'Return to Life' the author shows a great depth of understanding on human nature. The stories have that rare quality that makes them unforgetable.The author is a writer of great distinction, a master of English: a creative artist in the tradition of the great short story writers.