By Barbara Lambert
In the prize-winning novella "A Message for Mr. Lazarus", a guy flees to a distant hideaway in Costa Rica. He retains nodding off to sleep, then jerking up back. and each time he does that - shall we his protect down - he's again in his BMW once more, screaming around the undeniable of Guanacaste, refusing to be handed even on blind corners, that's how they force the following, every little thing dry, smoke-hazed, the mountains within the east shimmering like desires; and flame timber flashing by means of, and herds of skinny white farm animals, and from time to time a palm, and in each little village he has to sluggish for pageants of the Crucifixion ... In a small inn he recollects because the most lovely position on this planet, the guy continues to be "dogged through good fortune" and all his makes an attempt at ironic self-deception won't retain him from a suggestion of redemption that he may need selected to avoid.
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