Beneath Caaqi’s Wings
Join a girl on the cusp of womanhood in a primeval jungle, and brave a descent into our dark origins.
Dreams of Delphine
Travel into dream with a man haunted by his lost twin sister, and share the insights and power of the subconscious mind.
The Slide That Buried Rightful
Indulge the obsession of a dying man whose stubborn quest for an ecstatic send-off tests the liberating potentials of belief.
Island Fruit Remedy
Escape with a spurned romance writer and fantasist into an outrageous tropical burlesque, where a cast of metaphorical fruits dares you to surrender to an allegory with deeper resonances. The reward is an unexpectedly sober discovery about the creative act of finding and keeping love.
Balcony of Fog
Decamp with an innocent toiler and his mysterious female companion to a metaphoric world in the clouds—a strange, vertiginous perch that reveals startling insights about the twisted dynamics of love and power.
Rin, Tongue and Dorner
Take a delirious hyper-metaphorical ride with a love triangle into a fiery cosmos. Shapero’s outer space uncannily mirrors inner space, daring us to ditch our expectations and probe the depths of human desire.
Arms from the Sea
Escape with a disaffected young sculptor from a desert dystopia to “heaven,” a blue ocean realm ruled by a perverse, tentacled god with a mysterious purpose. Your trust may be outraged, but dive deeper and you’ll uncover clues to the creative sea change in our ideals that could redeem a desolate world.
The Hope We Seek
Sail north with a sharpshooting telepath and his female companion to a gold-mining camp, whose unhinged boss rules over a bizarre cult. At its center lurks an elusive goddess, who lures us into an intoxicating metaphoric netherworld where aspiration will unlock an unearthly reward.
Blaze a trail with two wayward kids as they explore a private forest whose supernatural potentials illuminate the triumphs and follies of desperate imagination.
Quest with a young idealist for a bliss beyond fear in an unforgiving visionary wilderness, whose ruling deity portends sublime love or self-destruction.
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About the Author
Rich Shapero’s novels dare readers with giant metaphors, magnificent obsessions and potent ideas. His casts of idealistic lovers, laboring miners, and rebellious artists all rate ideas as paramount, more important than life itself. They traverse wild landscapes and visionary realms, imagining gods who in turn imagine them. Like the seekers themselves, readers grapple with revealing truths about human potential.
All of his titles are available in hardcover and as ebooks. They also combine music, visual art, animation and video in the TooFar Media app.
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TooFar Media publishes award-winning, provocative stories for the eyes, ears, and imagination by author Rich Shapero. The TooFar Media app combines the fiction, music, art, video and animations of all of Rich Shapero’s novels including Beneath Caaqi’s Wings, Dreams of Delphine, The Slide That Buried Rightful, Dissolve, Island Fruit Remedy, Balcony of Fog, Rin, Tongue and Dorner, Arms from the Sea, The Hope We Seek, Too Far, and Wild Animus. This multimedia app is available for iOS (Apple) and Android.