Doctor of Silence (paper)
  • Author: Kelly, Robert
  • Binding: Paperback, jacketed
  • Pages: 180
  • Size: 6 x 9"
  • Pub. Year: 1988
  • ISBN: 0-914232-91-6
  • In Stock: Yes
Price: $12.00
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In these twenty-seven stories: an apparently happily married woman burns a hole in her dress with an iron and disappears into it; a fundamentalist preacher meets the lords of Karma; a post-apocalyptic tribe of wanderers reconceive the possibilities of living life; a proposal for a society of Hypnogeographers to map the places we go in dreams; a smugly dysfunctional youth encounters an old gypsy with her weird "infinite tarot" . . .

Note: An Italian edition is published by Tranchida as Maestro di silenzi: http://www.tranchida.it/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=425.

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"Imbued with intelligence and a master's attention to words and all the many ways they can mean."
-- Wilson Library Bulletin
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AUTHOR:
Robert Kelly was born in Brooklyn on September 24, 1935. He attended CUNY and Columbia University, and since 1961 has taught at Bard College. Robert Kelly has authored more than 50 published volumes of fiction, poetry and prose-poems. His 1967 novel The Scorpions first brought him a cult readership...
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