"(My Mother's Shadow
is) a truly beautiful piece of short fiction. What it lacks in action it makes up for in literary depth. There are a lot of layers to this story, each interesting enough to mull over for some time.
I was impressed with how easily M. Eigh introduces his racist world. In just a few short paragraphs that contain no blatant description you understand the conflict and empathize with the characters. I appreciated the symbolic use of shadows. It was a clever literary reference to other literary references.
★★★★ --Alain Gomez, Book Brouhaha
In MY MOTHER'S SHADOW our main character is a first grade child who notices she has no shadow, discovers that this is a curse from God ...
★★★★★ -- Grady Harp, HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
"My Mother's Shadow" was quite original, a story about the consequences of being born without a shadow. It was eerily reminiscent of Germany's treatment of the Jews in the 1930s.
★★★★ -- J. Chambers, TOP 50 REVIEWER
One of the the most interesting stories that took place in the US was about a young girl who didn't have a shadow...
As writer I have always admired those that can contain their creativity within the limited confines of short fiction and still create vivid and poignant stories. Here is one example of a master of the short form.
★★★★★ -- Ghauger
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