Category Archives: Surreal

Epilogue, or the Bear, the Wolf, and the Man In the Long Black Coat by A. N. Gretly

​It all comes down to the three; the Bear, the Wolf, and the Man In the Long Black Coat. I have thought about it time and time again, during periods of deep brooding as a result of constant insomnia, or … Continue reading

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Prelude, or Man on the Street by A. N. Gretly

​Here you have it. Well, that is if you’re still keen on knowing the particulars of a typical night on these sordid streets. I wonder if you can see it now, how things change through time. We sit together in … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Five, Part I’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Five Part I: A Call For Help Detective John McKinesy sat at his old desk at the police station reading the newspaper’s article about Ms. Angela De Luca’s murder for the tenth time. One of the things … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Four, Part I’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Four: The Farm Part I By the time Detective John McKinesy and the Chief of police were on the road, the death of Don De Luca’s secret daughter hit the newsstands all over town. McKinesy knew exactly … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Three, Part Two’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Three: The Crime Scene Part II “Well,” Detective McKinesy said crouching down near the sink in the apartment’s small bathroom “At least now we know how he disposed of the victim’s blood.” John pointed to a small … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Three’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Three: The Crime Scene Part I After sharing some past tales and a few cigarettes, the Chief took a left turn at the exact moment the clock tower that stood high in the middle of downtown struck … Continue reading

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‘The Surrealist: Chapter Two’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

The Surrealist Chapter Two: Rosie’s Diner “You haven’t changed a bit.” The Chief’s voice reached John as he entered Rosie’s diner, a small place by the edge of old town that used to have a stage in the corner where … Continue reading

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