By James Hurley
Meet Benedict Salem, whose acquaintances name him BS, a annoyed author and instructor seeking to locate himself. Middle-aged and blocked creatively, his desires are packed with these magical moments whilst the elements, the lay of the solid, the fly, and the water converge with the fish in a single fluid arc of perfection. the need to perpetuate those moments takes BS to a small city in Maine, domestic to the crossing condominium hotel, in the back of which lies a tract of digital desert, a clean-running river, and a bounty of enormous, clever, and generally fearless trout.
BS quickly befriends the landlord of the resort, invoice Cahill, and jointly they and a bunch of fellow anglers came across the Samuel Tippett Fly Fishers membership. They quickly devise a fishing contest among them, yet what begins out as a pleasant video game to figure out the easiest trout fly to symbolize their new membership, fast descends right into a sour competition that threatens to overhaul cause. emotions and friendships are forgotten as a struggle over principles and the starvation to win takes carry of the men.
In a deftly interwoven story that explores the camaraderie and sportsmanship between anglers, the competition demanding situations the knowledge of chasing perfection, and as an alternative, encourages the reader to experience life's most vital moments, besides the fact that short or passing.
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The Contest by James Hurley