The Spirit Returns: Stories


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The Spirit Returns is the fourth collection of original short fiction from Richard Burgin. His characters are everyday people at emotional and psychological crossroads. In The Liar, a man opening up to a dinner companion is reminded of the emptiness of his own life when the promise of emotional intimacy unexpectedly goes unfulfilled. A couple on a date face their own gender prejudices, past disappointments, and sexual expectations in Carbo's. In the title story, a man who takes an unusual pleasure out of frightening ...

The Spirit Returns: Stories 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801867965

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