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Inhaltsangabe: What does it mean to really live? Or not?
Set in eastern, upstate New York, Helen Keller Really Lived features a fortyish former barfly and grifter who must make a living in the wake of her wealthy husband?s death, and who finds work in a clinic helping women seeking reproductive assistance. The other main character is the grifter?s dead ex-husband, a Ukrainian hooker-to-healer success story, who prior to his demise was a gynecologist and after, an amateur folklorist, or ghostlorist, who collected and provided scholarly commentary on the stories of his fellow “revenants.?
Their intertwined stories explore the mistakes, miscarriages, inadequacies, and defeats that may have led to their divorce, including his failure (according to her) to “fully live.?
As it investigates the theme of what it means to “really live? or not, Elisabeth Sheffield?s brilliant new novel is also an exploration of virtual reality in the sense of the experience provided by literature. It is a novel awash in a multitude of voices, from the obscenity-laced, Nabokovian soliloquys of the dead Ukrainian doctor, to the trade-school / midcentury-romance-novel-constrained style of his dead mother-in-law.
Über den Autor:
Elisabeth Sheffield is the author of the novels Gone and Fort Da. She teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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