Twist

Twist Seamus alias Twist is on the Eurostar train from Paris to London to see his twin brother for a birthday lunch He tells us the story of his love affair with Elska the captivating Finnish wife of his

  • Title: Twist
  • Author: Simon Lane
  • ISBN: 9780982348086
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Seamus, alias Twist, is on the Eurostar train from Paris to London to see his twin brother for a birthday lunch He tells us the story of his love affair with Elska, the captivating Finnish wife of his American friend, Flyte The lyricism of his account is inspired by his late father, an Irish poet Twist has sold one of his father s poems to an American record producer, sSeamus, alias Twist, is on the Eurostar train from Paris to London to see his twin brother for a birthday lunch He tells us the story of his love affair with Elska, the captivating Finnish wife of his American friend, Flyte The lyricism of his account is inspired by his late father, an Irish poet Twist has sold one of his father s poems to an American record producer, so financing his boulevardier lifestyle and residence at the Alabama Hotel on the Left Bank It s a geometrical tale A love triangle Twist looking through the two circles of 300, the speed of the train in kph And his photographer friend, Agostini, constrained by edges Above all, it s about people colliding, the protagonists caught in time and in the prism of Twist s mind As the relationships play out, observe and savour those tender poetic moments when hearts, souls and bodies combine.

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