David Evangelista - Author


Pages: 135
Dimensions: 6 x 0.31 x 9 inches
Amazon ISBN: 979-8867252519
Barnes & Noble ISBN: PENDING

In the quaint town of Wolcott, New York, amidst a blend of modern houses, stands a Victorian mansion, steeped in mystery and echoes of a past filled with both joy and sorrow. "The Canvas," a novel of magical realism, unveils the life of Bruce Rigby, a reclusive artist haunted by the loss of his wife and unborn daughter. His discovery of a mystical canvas that brings to life whatever is painted on it sets forth a chain of events that transcends time and reality.

Within the walls of his Victorian abode, Bruce’s life intertwines with a canvas imbued with unimaginable power. This canvas not only creates but its counterpart also erases, challenging the very fabric of existence with each brushstroke. As Bruce grapples with this extraordinary ability, he leaves behind a legacy that profoundly impacts those around him.

Years later, the repercussions of Bruce's artistry unfold through the lives of Thomas and Rose, two introverted painters who stumble upon the magical canvases, unwittingly unlocking a world where art and reality converge in impossible ways. Their love story, intertwined with the magic of the canvases, blossoms in a world where the lines between creation and destruction blur.

In the background, Elizabeth Rigby, Bruce's daughter brought to life from the Canvas of Ma'at, carries the weight of her father's legacy. Her journey intersects with Adam, a man of royal lineage and a fellow creation of the canvas. Together, they navigate a path laden with secrets and responsibilities, far from the prying eyes of society.

"The Canvas" is a story of love, art, and the consequences of wielding magical power. It delves into themes of responsibility, selflessness, and the enduring impact of our choices. This tale is a tapestry where the supernatural weaves through the fabric of the everyday, inviting readers into a world where the brushstrokes of destiny create a masterpiece of human emotion and ethereal romance.

David Evangelista
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