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A Moody Fellow Finds Love and Then Dies

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Moody looked for love for a long time before he found it. He looked in some, not all, of the wrong places and in quite a few of the wrong ways. It didn't make things any easier that, from the beginning of his search to the short-lived sweetness that marked its end, he was a terribly — and we do mean awfully — moody fellow.

But enough ado. Let us begin at the beginning...

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"A wise, funny and strangely sad fable of love, art and life. Moody Fellow is a hero for anyone who's young and lost and yearning to be found." Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians

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"No one else is writing like Douglas Watson. He's able to slip under the skin of our everyday lives and turn out the truth hidden beneath, with meticulous and careful words full of sympathy as well as great wit and humor. Part love story, part journey to self-discovery, part meditation on art and life and God and why the hell life matters, A Moody Fellow Finds Love and Then Dies is the book you should be reading right now." Hannah Tinti, author of The Good Thief

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"A welcome reminder of the magical properties of fiction, the way that Douglas Watson so perfectly captures the weirdness and slanted joy of one man's quest for love in such a compressed narrative. To use Watson's own fantastic words, this unique novel sent 'a shiver of pure animal nervousness' through me that exited via my fingertips. I'll be reading it again to recapture that feeling." Kevin Wilson, author of The Family Fang

About the Author

Douglas Watson is the author of a book of short stories, The Era of Not Quite, winner of the inaugural BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize. Watson's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in One Story, Fifty-two Stories, Tin House Flash Fridays, Sou'wester, The Journal, Ecotone, Salt Hill, Epiphany and other publications. His story "Life on the Moon" was chosen by Dan Chaon and Wigleaf in 2012 as one of the year's top 50 very short fictions. He was featured as a "literary debutante" at One Story's 2013 Literary Debutante Ball. He keeps a website at douglaswatsonfiction.com.

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9781937402624
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Douglas Watson
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Outpost19
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Watson, Douglas
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"Review" by , "A wise, funny and strangely sad fable of love, art and life. Moody Fellow is a hero for anyone who's young and lost and yearning to be found."
"Review" by , "No one else is writing like Douglas Watson. He's able to slip under the skin of our everyday lives and turn out the truth hidden beneath, with meticulous and careful words full of sympathy as well as great wit and humor. Part love story, part journey to self-discovery, part meditation on art and life and God and why the hell life matters, A Moody Fellow Finds Love and Then Dies is the book you should be reading right now."
"Review" by , "A welcome reminder of the magical properties of fiction, the way that Douglas Watson so perfectly captures the weirdness and slanted joy of one man's quest for love in such a compressed narrative. To use Watson's own fantastic words, this unique novel sent 'a shiver of pure animal nervousness' through me that exited via my fingertips. I'll be reading it again to recapture that feeling."
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