Start Reading

"Oh Threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise"

Ratings:
Length: 246 pages4 hours

Summary

A book of five short stories
1. "Oh threats of hell and hopes of paradise"
2. "One thing at least is certain, this life flies"
3. "One thing is certain and the rest is lies"
4. "The flower that once has blown forever dies"
5. “I sent my soul into the invisible some letter of the afterlife spell”

My stories (five) are told in the first person and inspired by the "Rubaiyat" of Omar Khayyam, the twelfth century philosopher and Edgar Allen Poe. They tell of rape, murder, a philandering preacher, an engineer driven to the gates of insanity by his perfectionist ideals and a despondent professor attempting to leave his legacy by trying to prove Carl Jung's theory of the collective unconscious.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.