The Mind Spins by Geza Tatrallyay is a fun and intriguing selection of short stories, all crafted from Geza’s creative mind or from his even more wacky dreams.
It’s nice every once in a while to dip into some short stories or anthologies. Short pieces of fiction can really make you think or wonder what would happen after the story ends. Geza’s collection of stories is a masterpiece of thought-provoking fiction. I definitely had my favorites in this collection, but all of them are unique and engaging.
I personally enjoyed conscious writing more than dream writing, but every reader will have a different opinion. My two favorite stories were The Purple School Bus and The Abandoned Bra. There were also many other stories of nostalgia, memories, family, human trafficking, and tumbling into the unconscious.
What I found so fun and cool about these stories was the distinct nature of explaining that half of them were conscious writing and half of the dreams. It not only gives you some very different plot and ideas, but it can give you a peek into the writer’s mind. Back in my school days, our English teachers always suggested we reach into our dreams instead of our conscious minds for stories. They always claimed that our dreams were more interesting than our everyday minds (which at the time I don’t think was very accurate, as I was far more creative as a child than I am now… but that’s a whole different education system issue). The peek inside of Geza’s brain is just an added bonus to the sophisticated collection presented to us in these stories.
Overall, I think this is a fabulous, little read. It’s short, it’s engaging, and it’s super interesting. Short stories are a fun way to take small breaks from the big reads, and get small pieces of engaging reading. I highly recommend picking up this little collection. Geza’s writing is (as always) fantastic and a break away from reality.
Four out of five stars!
I received this book for free from the author, Geza Tatrallyay, in exchange of an honest review.
Check out more books by Geza on his website: www.gezatatrallyay.com
Geza’s books are a staple in my personal library. Check out many more reviews of his fabulous books on my blog:
Arctic Meltdown by Geza Tatrallyay
The Fencers by Geza Tatrallyay
The Rainbow Vintner by Geza Tatrallyay
Twisted Reasons (Book #1) by Geza Tatrallyay
Twisted Traffick (Book #2) by Geza Tatrallyay
Twisted Fates (Book #3) by Geza Tatrallyay
Looking for more short stories or intriguing reads? Why not check out a few that have been featured on my blog? Find that next good read by clicking on the links below:
The Monster in the Closet and Other Stories by K. Kris Loomis
Unmuted by Stephen Knipp et al.
100 Tiny Tales by K Kris Loomis
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