A Brilliant Demise: The Strange World of the Dansers—VIEW FINDER by Greg Jolley
Greg Jolley's fictional Danser family blends eccentricity and brilliant obsession in the world of movie making—a family often described as a blend of J.D. Salinger's Glass family and The Addams Family.
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"I'm often asked why I write about one family," says author Greg Jolley. "It's like owning a film studio in the 1950s and I have my own delicious cast members to choose from. Most of the Dansers work in the movie industry and are known for passions and obsessions. They live far outside the norms, preferring to pursue their own ambitions and goals, living in stark contrast to everyday normal behavior."
View Finder takes place during Hollywood's Golden Age of greed, corruption, and scandal. The son of the famous actress Elizabeth Stark, BB Danser is caught in the middle of his parent's tumultuous relationship and his father's crushing megalomania and jealousies. Desperate to escape, he becomes obsessed with movie cameras and cinematic storytelling. A roller coaster story of hope and vision, BB searches for the truth about himself and his family in a world of industrialized fantasy making.
Praise for View Finder
"...reads like a Luis Buñuel screenplay adaptation of a Shirley Jackson novel by way of Sigmund Freud, digs into the reader's forebrain and refuses to go away." —LibraryThing Early Reviewers
View Finder is published by BHC Press and is available in print and ebook at fine booksellers everywhere, including Barnes & Noble, Waterstones, Chapters/Indigo, and Amazon.
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About the author: Greg Jolley earned a Master of Arts in Writing from the University of San Francisco and lives in the very small town of Ormond Beach, Florida. When not writing, he is a student and researcher of historical crime, primarily those of the 1800s.
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