European Son: A Novella

"European Son: a novella" is a tale of obsession, revenge and redemption in which the narrator, a troubled young man on a journey of self-discovery, flees his New Haven home days after his twenty-seventh birthday and travels to London then Amsterdam and finally to Nice where he infiltrates and manipulates the lives of Robert and Nicole, a young French couple. By the end of the story, we learn the disturbing truth behind his sudden departure and how the dangerous, erotic triangle he creates on the French Riviera mirrors the one between his stepsister Ann, himself and Jay their mutual object of desire.

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About Barry Levy

Barry Stewart Levy is a former English teacher who also worked as a Literary Artist for the Cultural Council Foundation/CETA Artists Project, co-authoring the topical revue "New Living Newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 2" (Playwrights Horizons), writing poetry for the anthology "Words to Go" and conducting interviews for the publication "Art Workers News." He was a reporter for "Gotham Newsmagazine" and a freelance game show writer for NBC's "Shoot for the Stars." He is a recipient of the Clarence Kline Essay Prize and was a semi-finalist in the Writers Guild of America, East, Fellowship Competition. "European Son: a novella" is his first work of fiction.

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