A “fairy-tales for adults”, The Adventures of the Imagination of Periphery Stowe [Amazon | Kindle | Other] begins in a world learning to cope without eternal youth, and ends in the ultimate source of this twisted and endearing universe, the ancient mind of Periphery Stowe himself.
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Vortexes and inter-dimensional hijinks ensue, filled with filled
with wonderfully bizarre yet fully realized characters. A plot about
as head-spinning as head-spinning gets while, miraculously,
managing to make complete and perfect sense before last
page is turned…a hyper-real Dr.-Seuss-writes-No-Exit.
—David Baxter; BROKEN FRONTIER
The weirdest book I’ve ever read.
—Bob Spear; HEARTLAND REVIEWS
…falls somewhere between James Joyce and Douglas Adams.
—Andy Smetanka; MISSOULA INDEPENDENT
Wagner drafted The Adventures of the Imagination of Periphery Stowe during a six-week journey through India, and despite his love of reason & science, is convinced many of the themes came up through the ground and possessed his finger bones. The book is accompanied with gorgeous illustration by Freedom Drudge.
In search of a cure for the poison that is slowly killing him, Riggs Bombay, the boy who is not afraid of one single thing, sets off in a lung-shaped airship, his toxic hallucinations in tow. While navigating through physical, mental, and spiritual realms, Riggs discovers a most peculiar book, which drives his quest to the farthest reaches of the universe. There, despite the efforts of power-hungry scoundrels, eccentric philosophers, insatiable spirits, and creepy old men, Riggs must deliver the book into the hands of the one person who wants absolutely nothing to do with it!Periphery Stowe teaser by Brad Wilson