CONTENTS
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
A JOURNEY INTO NUANCE

First and Foremost
Eric Frank Russell / With a Blunt Instrument

First and foremost

Published in: The First Line 12.2 (Summer 2010)

Pages: 61-63.

Editors:  David & Robin LaBounty

Publisher: Blue Cubicle Press (Plano, Texas, USA)

ISBN: 1525-9382

Link: http://www.thefirstline.com/

BLURB:

Being a critique of Eric Frank Russell's short story With a Blunt Instrument, and in particular the effectiveness of its opening line: Mrs. Banstead squatted like an immense bullfrog, stared grimly across the big black desk and said, "I want to be a widow."

 
 
EXCERPTS
 

  - random selection from the unpublished memoire, Freefall