A colon comes in handy here, before examples: two dots on top of one another, like the cowboys who copulate on Brokeback Mountain, on a slope so far away you need binoculars to see them properly.
… from RAT ARRESTED! in tireless:
“Spaid’s debut novel delivers a bizarre, entrancing collection of anecdotes about a man who’s inappropriately interested in his neighbors … Spaid’s prose is strong and smart … offbeat satire … a magnetic stream-of-consciousness narrative.”
– Kirkus Reviews
tireless: is a Kirkus Reviews Best Book Recommendation, June 14, 2013
Spaid once slept in a cemetery in Greece (it seemed like the safest place to spend the night outside). He was forced off a bus in India by window-smashing rioters. He’s been robbed, and mistaken for a thief, a priest, a concert pianist, Woody and Tony Blair. He was examined by a dentist called Dr Fang. The rest isn’t silence…
BBC Radio broadcast a separate, humorous story set in South India. Like this story, tireless: reflects his experiences in different countries and jobs.
An Australian, he has travelled in over thirty countries, working as a language tutor in Greece, Italy and Taiwan, as well as a teacher in India, Australia and the UK, where he now lives with his wife.