KOLOSSUS is more about how the 'ordinary' we create for ourselves poorly equips any one of us for decisions required in extraordinary circumstances. The extraordinary confronts us with who we'd be, who we've been, and who we are. In the extraordinary we become undeniably identified. And in that sense KOLOSSUS is a novel of identity. In it the reader engages with Estrid (chief of Reich security services in the USA), Anna (a young Italian refugee sought for her 'Jewish blood'), Scott (Senator Joseph McCarthy's young chief of staff), and beloved Cardinal Paolo Conduretti (America's papal nuncio, who's also - alas - fondly regarded by Adolf Hitler). When a prominent American is assassinated during Benito Mussolini's '1953 visit to America', these four and others are launched into a tumult enabling the theft of an American atomic bomb. Be warned, dear reader, engagement in this adventure may be to your gain. Buon appetito! KOLOSSUS is the second novel of Tim Jorgenson's published by Xulon. The first, Mrs Keckly Sends Her Regards, is set in the White House during the last days of Abraham Lincoln's presidency. The novel explores the struggles of faith and love of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln and their dear friend, Elizabeth Keckly, a famous Washington dressmaker who'd purchased her way out of slavery. Tim Jorgenson's play Bonhoeffer, published by Xulon, has been produced at a number of venues. Bonhoeffer focuses on the struggles of faith of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, pastor and Nazi opponent, executed in the closing days of World War 2. Tim's various Lenten chancel dramas are available thru Amazon's Kindle publishing service. Tim and his family reside in the Badger State, as Anna identifies it. But then you can learn more about her and others and other things, historical and contra-historical, by reading KOLOSSUS.
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