‘Sunken Sunlight’ is a piece of fiction which proves that anybody greatly talented within a particular sphere could rise up almost indefinitely. The main character, Daniel Gibson Cougar, profits favorably by his connection with a screenwriter from Hollywood. His growth passes from working at a gas station to becoming a very good writer for Hollywood as his life changes in many remarkable ways, made most vivid with the passing of the paragraphs. The novel changes pace speedily and the exceedingly captivating situations, happenings and effects therein could be viewed in apt succession, letting out the secrets of Hollywood and the wonders of prestigious positions within the business.
‘Sunken Sunlight’ is about aspirations, the undying romance of life and the good aesthetic atmosphere delivered by a sensible mind and Hollywood. It could be understood that life is eloquent and full of glamor as well as the illumination of corruption. Throughout the novel the beautiful as well as the corrupt sides of Chicago, New York and L.A. are depicted in a battle with man’s sense for development and wonder.
A few sunrays falling over the stones of an unbuilt mansion leave a dream to sink away in its creation. And perhaps material things haven’t got the phantom touch imagination carries along the lines of feeling and sensibility.
Running through the pages can be found from an artistic perspective the saturated pen of Mr. Cougar. His perception and ability to bedeck ordinary happenings are stemming from his imagination. In the great world of pictures meaning is found between the frames and between the moments. The movement of ‘Sunken Sunlight’ is swift and provides the glance with the soft images of passing happenings and communication to form permanent outlines, images and notions. It too provides with the complications of the plot an unbroken continuity and permanency. Paragraphs don’t simply end; they fade away in the beginning of the following words. The mind proceeds speedily through line after line the way the camera catches saturated pictures with the frames. In the end, one is compelled to read faster and faster, catching all the more interesting happenings on the way.