Fires consists of nine monologues and narratives based on classical Greek stories. Antigone, Clytemnestra, Phaedo, Sappho are all mythical figures whose stories are mingled with contemporary themes. Interspersed are highly personal narratives, reflecting on a time of profound inner crisis in the author's life. "The unwritten novel among the fantasies and aphorisms of Fires is a classic tale."-Stephen Koch, New York Times Book Review Consists of 9 monologues and narratives based on classical Greek stories. Interspersed ...

Fires 1994, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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Fires 1985, Corgi Childrens, London

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Fires 1982, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, New York

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Fires 1982, Aidan Ellis Publishing, Devon

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Fires 1981, Farrar Straus Giroux

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