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The stories deal with the toll caused by love and obsession. In the first story, labeled MEKTOUB (WRITTEN), a woman becomes obsessed with her daughter's lover. Fate, which brought her to this obsessive state, results in disaster. In the second story, labeled SHAME, a middle-aged curator falls in love with his sister-in-law. He sees his life shattered by his own irrational actions. His life will go on, delivered, but with shame. In the third story, labeled CONJUGAL BLUES, a man is called on to solve the murders of homeless men as well as the problem of the disappearance of his wife and thwart the actions of a group bent on destroying a landmark. The story resounds to the throbbing beat of Chicago blues as it explores the dark sides of conjugal love.
  • ISBN13: 9781439235973
  • Publisher: Booksurge Publishing
  • Pubilcation Year: 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00152
Publication DateMay 12, 2009
Primary CategoryFiction/Short Stories (single author)

Love and Obsession in Chicago

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