Meet Nathan, a forty-two year old man raised during dire situations - a stock market apocalypse, Christianity that proved to be capitalism, and the realization that everything he learned as a child was lies. These circumstances dehumanized the man, and with a cold heart, he had no choice but to remain strong.
Derek Haines guides his readers through Nathan's empty life, free of emotion, to obtain some sort of resemblance to a good-life, beyond survival instincts. Creating a fictitious setting with convincing characters, allows the reader to root for Nathan's success.
Drawing parallels to the world as we knew it yesterday and live it today, makes God Has Gone Fishing, an intense read that may coax you to scrutinize the world you live in, to consider your knowledge regarding government and your religious beliefs.
The author ended with, A Return To Decency. Nathan may prevail after all.
Review by Mary Crocco
About the Author
Born in Australia, but now livingin Switzerland with his wife and his black Cocker Spaniel, he passes manyhours, trying to make technology work again, after inadvertently breaking it.It's a painful process, yet it's such an effective self-study method inacquiring new technological skills.
As I'm a writer - I canchange adroitly from the third person into the first person, and say thatI love what I do and where I live, and also, that I am a Douglas Adams fanatic,bordering on a tragic. So much so, that by some spooky coincidence, my streetaddress is 42. That's so much more impressive than simply owning a toweland having ready access to peanuts and beer.
However, peanuts and beer areextremely important, as they provide essential sustenance during my bouts ofobsessive writing, which although rare, usually take place in a horizontalposition. I should mention here that I am very fond of acronyms, anagrams,allegories and alliteration, also.
In addition, I quite like commas.The Oxford type, or otherwise. However, quite perversely, I am not enamoured byquotation marks. I use them, singularly if possible, but even then, only undersufferance. As for semicolons; who really knows how to use them?
Aside from my never-ending punctuation conundrums, I enjoy life, good food, wine, beer, and I take each day as itcomes - thankfully.