DEATH IN VENICE
#ThomasMann #DeathinVenice #literature #mythicthemes #art #JosephCampbellFoundation Do you know the great novella by Thomas Mann, Death in Venice? If you haven’t read it, you may well have seen the movie. When I was in Venice almost fifteen years ago, I was haunted by that story as I wandered through the narrow, twisting calles. I spent […]
Banks Are Not Your Friends.
BANKS ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS, by Harry Jenkins Of course, you’ve seen all the commercials which the banks inflict on the unwary! I know, you’ll think that’s a fine thing for a lawyer to say! But they portray themselves as your friends—your life partners. God help you if you’re in a tight spot and need […]
How Much Money is Enough?
#freestories #suspense #novels #crime By HARRY JENKINS: What do you think when you hear the word lawyer or attorney? A lot of people think of of greed and money or all the jokes they’ve heard over the years like— what’s the difference between a lawyer and God? A: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. No doubt […]
A Happy Meeting at a Funeral
When my partner, Richard Crawford dropped dead rather unceremoniously in the office, I felt as if I’d been swamped by a tidal wave of events—some troublesome, some unnerving and weird, but one completely delicious and delightful. But this happy meeting took place just weeks before Crawford’s unseemly exit. I haven’t yet told you that my […]
A CHANCE TO MAKE MY OWN MISTAKES
#mysterynovels, #suspensenovels #legalthriller Large [very large] mistakes were made by so many in Conduct in Question! And then there were the smaller ones. Hello, I’m Harry Jenkins, Toronto lawyer. I have a great story to tell you–one many lawyers [not me included] would love to tell over drinks after a long day of corporate mergers […]