Book Details

The Still Sad Music, resembling in style works by James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a gripping novel about the erratic life of Jeffrey Killingsworth, a fascinating, tragic figure who essentially staggers through life victimized by misfortune, persecuted by mental illness, and ravaged by drug addiction. In a state of constant crisis, Jeffrey is forced to consider several different lifestyles that will all produce very different results. Will he escape the madness? Will he choose to live cleanly and learn to cope with his misfortunes or will he continue to numb the pain with drugs and ultimately die for his addiction?


About the Author

Shawn Merritt

I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature (with a Professional Writing Option) from Georgia Southwestern State University in December of 2003 before moving on to Valdosta State University where I received my Master’s Degree in the same subject in December of 2009. I am now in the English Literature Ph.D. program at Georgia State University, and will graduate at the end of Spring 2018.



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