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 shield 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 right here, every little thing dry, smoke-hazed, the mountains within the east shimmering like desires; and flame bushes flashing via, and herds of skinny white farm animals, and at times a palm, and in each little village he has to sluggish for pageants of the Crucifixion ... In a small inn he recalls because the most pretty position on the planet, the fellow is still "dogged via success" and all his makes an attempt at ironic self-deception won't maintain him from a suggestion of redemption that he may need selected to avoid.
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A Message for Mr. Lazarus: A Novella and Seven Stories by Barbara Lambert