This compelling collection of 18 short stories gives an insight into the psychological response to human emotion. Judith Thomas introduces characters from around the world that have come together in one volume to share personal tales. The varied themes and settings provide something unique for every reader.
The unexpected, surprising and relentlessly entertaining short stories comprise of imaginative plots that are set in various countries. The settings reflect the author's personal knowledge of global culture whilst capturing the buzz and atmosphere of both the mundane and the exotic. From observing French traditions to learning about the South American lifestyle, this collection exposes the lives of different individuals as they discuss the triumphs and downfalls of life in their native countries. Amongst the narrators there are women executives with hidden obsessions, elderly soldiers with a deep and terrifying past as well as assertive teenagers that confide in the reader.
The twists in the stories are fresh and unexpected. All In The Head is thought-provoking, funny and profound. This book will resonate with everyone in some way. Readers are invited to reflect on their own issues in a wonderfully charming and light-hearted way and are introduced to larger-than-life characters from around the world. The book gives an intimate insight into the cultures of Europe and the Far East.
The author's zest for life in all its fullness is infectious. Change is inevitable, life changes happen and this book explores those changes. All In The Head will appeal mainly to readers of short stories.