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Last stories and other stories

Author: William T Vollmann
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of ghost stories linked by themes of love, death, and the erotic.... All these eerie tales, however far-flung their settings, all focus on the attempts of the living to avoid, control, or even seduce death."--
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William T Vollmann
ISBN: 9780670015979 0670015970
OCLC Number: 861478932
Description: xvii, 677 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Escape --
Listening to the shells --
The leader --
The treasure of Jovo Cirtovich --
The Madonna's forehead --
Cat goddess --
The trench ghost --
The faithful wife --
Doroteja --
The judge's promise --
June eighteenth --
The cemetery of the world --
Two kings in Ziñogava --
The white-armed lady --
Where your treasure is --
The memory stone --
The narrow passage --
The queen's grave --
Star of Norway --
The forgetful ghost --
The ghost of Rainy Mountain --
The camera ghost --
The cherry tree ghost --
Paper ghosts --
Widow's weeds --
The banquet of death --
The grave-house --
Defiance --
Too late --
When we were seventeen --
The answer --
Goodbye.
Other Titles: Stories.
Responsibility: William T. Vollmann.

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"A collection of ghost stories linked by themes of love, death, and the erotic.... All these eerie tales, however far-flung their settings, all focus on the attempts of the living to avoid, control, or even seduce death."--

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