Fiction by Kenneth Butler

Mindful Reader Reviews Holy Fool

Posted at 12:00 AM on February, 16 2015

New England Gossip Review

Deb Baker maintains the column "The Mindful Reader" for the Union Leader and her column is featured in the Union Leader and on  In a recent review she had this to say about Mr. Butler's novel:

“Holy Fool,” in other words, is about the human condition — who are we and what are we doing here? What are we to believe? How should we act? And why does society entice us to act otherwise? Butler is on to something with these themes , and he also creates some vivid images...

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