(From the publisher):
Masters of short fiction illumine questions of pain, suffering, medicine, fate, and, most starkly, "Why am I dying?"
Tell Me a Riddle
Circling in psychological time, Tillie Olsen depicts the death of a working-class grandmother, a past proletarian revolutionary in Russia, and how her death devastates her family in mid-twentieth-century America.
The Death of Ivan Illich
Leo Tolstoy's cancer-ravaged Czarist bureaucrat weighs his life, searching for semblances of meaning in a linear, realistic story.
Original title: The Riddle of Life and Death: Tell Me a Riddle and The Death of Ivan Illich
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Tragedy And Loss
The following works are contained within this one:
Death of Ivan Ilyich, the (1886) [Novel]
Author: Leo Tolstoy