Prepare to embark on a comical and thought-provoking journey with author H. Gary Apoian as he unveils his latest masterpiece, "The Muckelman Paradox: Lunchtime at Saul's." With its unique blend of humor, wit, and existential exploration, this captivating novel offers readers an unforgettable experience.
"The Muckelman Paradox" follows the life of Mucky, a seventy-seven-year-old Jewish tailor residing in the historic New York Garment District. Mucky, known for his derisive nature and abrasive criticism, has managed to alienate most of his friends, leaving him with only a handful of confidants who cannot explain their continued rapport.
When Mucky's billionaire brother, Saul, passes away, he finds himself torn between attending the funeral and avoiding his estranged sister-in-law, whose marriage caused a rift between the two siblings. Against his better judgment, Mucky decides to pay his respects, igniting a series of hilarious and chaotic events as he clashes with his sister-in-law and becomes entangled in a web of legal troubles.
As the story unfolds, a shocking revelation emerges during the traditional Jewish seven-day Shiva mourning period. Mucky discovers a codicil in Saul's will, bestowing upon him a staggering ten million dollars. However, this windfall is overshadowed by tasteless practical jokes orchestrated by Saul's friends, which add to the already topsy-turvy atmosphere of the Shiva.
Tragedy strikes again when Mucky dies in a plane crash on his way home. But his story takes an unexpected twist when he awakens in a Midwestern animal shelter, reincarnated as a caged dog. Adopted by a spoiled high school student who possesses the extraordinary ability to communicate with him, Mucky finds himself visited by three celestial messengers, visible and audible only to him. With their cryptic guidance, Mucky must confront his past transgressions and redeem himself in his current form, blurring the boundaries between reality and imagination.
H. Gary Apoian, a retired litigation attorney turned full-time writer, skillfully crafts a narrative that delves into timeless questions of human behavior, redemption, and the intricacies of time and space. Apoian's sharp and witty prose shines through as he presents a humorous perspective on life's paradoxes, inviting readers to ponder the complexities of existence while being thoroughly entertained.
"The Muckelman Paradox: Lunchtime at Saul's" is a must-read for fans of contemporary fiction, blending humor, drama, and existential musings into a captivating literary adventure. With its relatable characters, unpredictable twists, and Apoian's astute observations, this novel promises to amuse and enlighten readers.
Readers can purchase "The Muckelman Paradox: Lunchtime at Saul's" at bookstores everywhere or major online retailers like Amazon.
About the Author:
H. Gary Apoian is a retired attorney whose passion for writing served as therapy, escape, and enjoyment during his forty-seven-year legal career. With "The Muckelman Paradox," Apoian fulfills his lifelong dream of becoming a full-time writer, captivating readers with his humorous and insightful storytelling.
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Book Name: THE MUCKELMAN PARADOX: LUNCHTIME AT SAUL'S-First in a Series
Author Name: H.GARY APOIAN
ISBN Number: 979-8868926556
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