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Dorothea Dreams

by Suzy McKee Charnas

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A man dying of cancer goes to visit an old flame and finds her bewitched by a piece of art she is creating, haunted by strange dreams. He hopes that by unlocking the dreams he can free her from her obsession, but when the outside world invades everything comes apart. It's a novel which really shouldn't work but does and it wraps up with a poignant ending that skilfully sidesteps that which appears inevitable. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425094758, Mass Market Paperback)

A reclusive artist is visited by a dying friend, a ghost from the past, and an angry boy with hostages at his mercy; the outside world imposes brutal demands that she must meet with courage and imagination, to avert disaster.

"Spunk and intelligence . . . excitement anchored in character."—Kirkus(starred review)

"Weaves an element of fantasy throughout its realistic story, with sensitive, memorable characters and a compelling plot. A winner."—Coast Book Review Service

"You'll be enthralled . . . A superb novel about art, death, and courage."—Aboriginal Science Fiction

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