Imagine a Woman: and Other Tales Richard Selzer

ISBN: 9780870134586

Published: April 30th 1996

Paperback

182 pages


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Imagine a Woman: and Other Tales  by  Richard Selzer

Imagine a Woman: and Other Tales by Richard Selzer
April 30th 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 182 pages | ISBN: 9780870134586 | 3.34 Mb

A widow becomes obsessed with the desire to once again hear her dead husbands heart, which has been harvested and transplanted into the body of another man (Whither Thou Goest). A mother descends into a cave in search of her autistic son, whoMoreA widow becomes obsessed with the desire to once again hear her dead husbands heart, which has been harvested and transplanted into the body of another man (Whither Thou Goest).

A mother descends into a cave in search of her autistic son, who suffers the gift and curse of vespertilian powers of perception (Pipistrel). After the death of the wife he no longer loves, a retired professor of archeology tries to suffocate himself in a bog(Lindow Man). A scavenger finds treasure—a radioactive disk he believes to be a fallen star even as it kills him (Luis).

The doctor who attends the death of Edgar Allen Poe completes the story fragment the great author has left him, the tale of a young nobleman who, enslaved to the compulsive, ritualistic demands of Tourettes Syndrome, is stranded in a lighthouse with a stranger who may or may not be deaf (Poes Lighthouse). A woman chronicles the last days of her death from AIDS in a small French village (Imagine A Woman).Stories of sweetness and light these are not- but those with a taste for the truly suspenseful and horrific need go no farther than these inventive, disturbing tales by a master of the genre.



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