At a glance:
- Author: John L’Heureux
- First Published: 1981
- Type of Work: Short stories
- Time of Work: The twentieth century
- Setting: Various cities in the United States and the Vatican in Rome
- Genres: Short fiction
- Subjects: Marriage, Religion, Writing, Obsession, Divorce, Saints or sainthood, Religious life
- Locales: Europe, United States, North America, Vatican City
This collection of refined, elegant stories is divided into three sections, entitled “Marriages,” “Mysteries,” and “Desires.” John L’Heureux is an accomplished writer whose success is evident from the list of magazines in which his work has been published. All but two of these stories appeared earlier in The Ark River Review, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Fiction, Harper’s, The New Yorker, and Penthouse. Of the two not previously published, “Love and Death in Brighams” is the better. It is an interesting treatise on the mechanics of...
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