An artist and Albert Einstein take a magical trip through space-time in their cabby's stick shift Chevrolet.
Maui artist, Gille Barker, his Hopi Indian driver, and an illusory Albert Einstein are chased by a psychotic killer as they race across the deserts and bayous from Winslow Arizona to New Orleans’ French Quarter in quest of life's design and a satchel’s mysterious contents.
Gille's sanity comes to question while he seamlessly travels from present to past and into the future. Are his strange encounters and selective omniscience only in his imaginings and dreams? Maybe so; Gille has grappled with these questions for thirty years, since two nights before his eighth Christmas, when a visitor from the planet Zargon walked through his bedroom wall and told him the true reason for life, why there are dogs and cats and fish in the sea, and that fate is his only guide.
"A surreal journey by a likable eccentric. It has everything, zero fields, aliens, mystery, witchery---Magic is in the air."
Numerous revisions have been made since Einstein's Road Trip was named a finalist in the Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.
Offbeat literary fiction/magical realism, Road Trip is complete at 88,600 words.