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Jake Millers Wheel In This Dostoyevskian Novel, Jake Miller, A Minor Character Drawn From James Ostby S First Literary Work Men With Broken Faces Is A Homesteader In Northeastern Montana Who Suffers Life To A Higher Degree Than Do Most People Uneducated, Though Intelligent And Noble Of Spirit, He Plods On Over The Open Prairie And The Vast Wheatfields Of His Life, Trying To Find Solace In Farming, Everyday Life, And Through His Somewhat Ironic Sense Of Humor Jake Is Haunted By Both His Wheel Of Life And The Fatidic Light His Wheel Of Life, Like A Grindstone, Is A Relentless Psychological Encumbrance That He Has Had To Endure From Childhood Its Severity Varies From Mild To Unbearable, Though Jake Has No Choice But To Suffer It Valiantly And With Little Complaint The Fatidic Light Is Frightening It Is An Actual Hallucination That Jake First Sees As A Harbinger Of Misery And Doom Only Late In Life Does He Discover Its Essence A Main Thread Through The Book Is Jake S Ups And Downs As He Struggles For Peace And Normalcy In His Continual And Noble Efforts To Endure His Difficult Existence, He Turns To Philosophy, Religion, And To Any Other Contrivance Or Device That Makes His Way Easier In The End Jake


About the Author: James Ostby

James Ostby grew up on the barren High Plains of northeastern Montana, on the farm homesteaded by his grandparents in 1912 He holds a bachelor of science degree in general studies, a bachelor of science in film and television production, and a minor in history He was a personnel psychology specialist in the army in the mid 60s, has worked in public and commercial television, and was the owner



10 thoughts on “Jake Millers Wheel

  1. says:

    Jake Miller s Wheel by James Ostby The land held great promise The promise of Elysian Plain, the ancient Greek paradise I m here about Jake Miller Montana is a vast state 4th largest in the U.S , dependent upon farming, ranching and hard rock mining It has over 100 mountain ranges, hence its name The summers are hot and the winters extr


  2. says:

    What do you want to believe, was he crazy or to smart for his own good Jake, Jake The Non church of the Non religious Believers The Congregation of the Unholy The Temple of the Cosmos Assembly of False Hope If you want to make real money, start a religion, he was being silly The Wheel never influenced him he had controlled the Wheel, for better


  3. says:

    I have yet to find a book written by Mr Ostby that I haven t enjoyed reading, and this book is no exception This book, in particular, will make you stop and think than once It s like a vignette on the story of the main character s life actually a wheel of his life, hence the title It takes place in Montana, in the early years of our Country from 1913 o


  4. says:

    Life is a farce Amen to that Mr Ostby This is the second book I ve read by Ostby and first off, that man is like a walking encyclopedia of words It s phenomenal No other author I ve read uses such an expansive collection of near borderline verbiage.It s not a book that you read to lift your soul, though it does ask you to look at your own a little Was Jake Mille


  5. says:

    All through the book I kept asking myself, what is wrong with Jake Miller He does have problems as he struggles with his demons, his Wheel of Life and the Fatidic Light It was a good thing that I read Men With Broken Faces first as this book carries on in a different light but with some of the same people from Men With Broken Faces so I knew their background This book sta


  6. says:

    One of my favorite aspects of this book was the cross between characters from Men With Broken Faces great book You actually meet Jake Miller and his wife in this earlier book, and follow through his treks as he seeks out the meaning of life in Jake Miller s Wheel It was a deep book and had kept me thinking and highlighting on my Kindle throughout When I hit Part IV,


  7. says:

    I was glad to read this book and to go back to one of the characters from the author s other book Men with Broken Faces That book really touched me as a citizen, however this book had of a paranormal feel to it I liked that Jake kept talking to Mable and I enjoyed the way the author wrote about Jake s past It made it easier to understand why he was the way he was I enjoyed the ending, and


  8. says:

    I received a free copy of this book as a Goodreads First ReadThis is the first book I have read by this author Whilst I was undecided after the first couple of chapters, I found myself gradually getting into it and ultimately thoroughly enjoyed it A good writing style and credible storyline Recommended


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