A Man of Principle

A Man of Principle It begins with a chance meeting in a barTemporarily homeless Neal MacIntyre is invited by a charitable stranger to spend the night at his apartment I m going to tell you something I ve never told any

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  • Title: A Man of Principle
  • Author: Victor J. Banis
  • ISBN: 9781611240351
  • Page: 138
  • Format: None
  • It begins with a chance meeting in a barTemporarily homeless, Neal MacIntyre is invited by a charitable stranger to spend the night at his apartment I m going to tell you something I ve never told anyone else, Neal says to his new acquaintance I always thought of myself as an honest man I would have said a man of principle And with those words, Neal introducesIt begins with a chance meeting in a barTemporarily homeless, Neal MacIntyre is invited by a charitable stranger to spend the night at his apartment I m going to tell you something I ve never told anyone else, Neal says to his new acquaintance I always thought of myself as an honest man I would have said a man of principle And with those words, Neal introduces an eerie tale of betrayal that leads to murder

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    1. From the very beginning of the story, the mood is set, as our narrator stops at a local bar for a nightcap after visiting the opera Faust. This alone tells us a bit about the story to come. Goethe’s Faust (the version of the German tale the opera is based on) at its basic elements is a story about a man whose lust, be it for knowledge or earthly pleasure, convinces him to give up all dignity, and in his ignorance and greed, ends up ruining the lives of countless others. In this tragic story by [...]

    2. This short story is for sure not a romance, or at least it’s not among the two men in it; the narrator (without name) and Neal met in a bar one ordinary night: what normally could lead to a one night stand, lead instead to a confession that will allow Neal to alleviate his conscience, but probably not his heart. When I said that this is not a romance between the narrator and Neal, I was simply stating the obvious: not only Neal clearly claims he is not gay (maybe even a little too clearly), bu [...]

    3. Once again Victor Banis manages, in a very few pages, to create characters that left me with a strong sense of being there, although thankfully only as an eavesdropper. Even so I got a really good picture of Neal; his mannerisms, his off-handedness. Not so much Neal’s host, but that’s only to be expected. It is, after all, a first person POV and our host was also the storyteller as well as the audience.It’s actually a very interesting dynamic that there are two stories in one. Of course Ne [...]

    4. It always amazes me when a short story can pull me in and hold me, and not feel incomplete by the end. This was a great little read.

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