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Riddle of Life and Death, the (2007) [Paired Work]
by Tillie Olsen Leo Tolstoy Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (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
Original languages: Various


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTragedy And Loss

The following works are contained within this one:
     Death of Ivan Ilyich, the (1886) [Novel]
      Author: Leo Tolstoy

Edition #1: Riddle of Life and Death, the

Riddle of Life and Death, the (2007)
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Language: English

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Riddle of Life and Death, the (March 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558615366
Dimensions: 5 x 6.8 x 0.5
Pages: 158

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