Works of fiction by Douglas Schwartz
Reviews of Pickled Bananas and Other Schwartz Stories:Pickled Bananas and Other Schwartz Stories

"I would recommend this book to anyone who needs a laugh, a quick pick me up, or just enjoys using their noggin while being entertained."
Christina McMullen
(August 31, 2014)

"Pickled Bananas is full of wit and whimsy. Fantastic things happen to normal people, and normal things happen to fantastic people. The book contains lots of surprising situations, turns of phrase, good humor, fun characters, and silliness -- mixed with some heartfelt, poignant moments and life lessons. The style and tone remind me a lot of Douglas Adams and Neil Gaiman. If you like them, you'll like this collection."
Ryan Pollack
(June 15, 2016)

"Highly original and entertaining."
Verna M. Rose
(August 03, 2015)
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Doug's family-friendly fantasy stories are filled with hope and possibility. Using a simplistic style, he spins common words into abstract concepts. Doug blends ideas to develop colorful characters who find creative solutions to obscure challenges, resulting in adventures that are quirky, whimsical fun. Heavily influenced by British media, he draws inspiration from sources like Neil Gaiman, Monty Python, and Doctor Who, to name a few. Doug's unique style of writing compliments the works of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett.

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