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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Short Stories" by Stanislas Yassukovich.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Stanislas M Yassukovich is a seasoned author who has honed the skill of storytelling. In his latest offering titled Short Stories, Yassukovich has compiled eight short stories that cover a variety of topics such as divorce, ghosts, vacations, the lives of affluent individuals, and other tales. This compilation of stories is a work of fiction that was inspired by the author’s experiences and encounters with people in cosmopolitan spaces.

The tales are independent, well-written, and fascinating. The tale titled A Monkey’s Divorce left my heart feeling warm and fuzzy. In this tale, we are introduced to Jacob. He is a young man who recently graduated and was in the job market. Despite doing exceptionally well in his studies, he struggled to secure employment. Being unemployed left him feeling frustrated and hopeless. After a short while, an opportunity arose for Jacob to represent a client on a divorce case, and he grabbed it with both hands. While preparing for the case, he met a young lady with whom he fell in love. Could this job opportunity and a new love interest signal a new chapter in Jacob’s life? Readers will have to read Short Stories to find out about Jacob and several other interesting characters in the tales.

What I liked about the book is the diversity of the tales. I could relate to Jacob’s frustrations while he was job hunting because, at some point, I also struggled for a short while to secure employment. Like Mrs. Seymour (a character from another tale), I believe one must look presentable whenever they step out of the house.

The writing style used by the author is easy to comprehend, and the book is structured logically. The language used is also clean and free from profanity.

The editing of the book is commendable, as I only picked up one punctuation error throughout. It is, therefore, safe to assume that the book was professionally edited.

I rate the book 4 out of 4 stars as I thoroughly enjoyed the author’s writing style, the diversity of the tales, and the experiences shared in each story. It is evident that the author is well-traveled and enjoys the finer things in life. He has successfully managed to convey real-life stories in a fun and captivating manner.

Readers who enjoy short stories are spoiled for choice with a variety of tales. This book is suitable for those who enjoy reading about other’s travel experiences, hunting, ghost stories, and a host of other fascinating tales.

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Post by Ntombifuthi Londi »

The book has sparked my attention, and I'd like to read it to discover who Jacob's sweetheart is. But, most significantly, I'd like to know how he handled the issue of unemployment. It had to be a nightmare. Great review
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Post by Lauren16 »

This seems like quite the book! I'm glad the short stories are diverse. That's interesting how the author incorporated real-life stories into the tales. I enjoyed reading your review.
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From your review, Short Stories sounds interesting. It's a book I would totally read.
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Post by Kaushiki Parihar »

Short stories based on ghosts, hunting and traveling experiences sounds enthralling. Lovely review!
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Short stories are fun to read. The author has included many different topics that makes it interesting. Thanks for your wonderful review!
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I really want to read this book! I am intrigued after reading about the tale titled A Monkey’s Divorce :lol: I would love to know why this tale had the honor of receiving this title :doh: :lol2: Who did Jacob fall in love with? Thanks for the captivating review.
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Post by IamJc_Bembo12 »

Wow, such a clever idea of collating all his stories in a single masterpiece. Definitely give this one a go. Thanks for your honest review!
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Unemployment is a great challenge,I really hope to find out how Jacob handled the challenge of unemployment,nice review.
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The atory is so lovable, i really like jacob i hope jacob handled it
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A diverse mixture of short stories that are well-written sounds like just the right way to spend a lazy Saturday. Thank you for your review.
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I would read them, especially considering the collection includes a ghost story :D Thank you very much for your great review!
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Post by Kachy Mubs 1 »

What a lovely review.. I'd really what to find out if Jacob found a job and also I'd want to know the lucky girl he fell for 😁💝
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Post by Julius James 1 »

Men must struggle and hustle to earn for a living. I love the way Jacob never quit looking for job.what a nice review!
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