David
David
A fictionalized, historical life of the biblical King David. As soldier, lover and poet, David stands out.  His psalms are among the earliest wellsprings of western literature. Three-thousand years later, they are still familiar, still being sung.  Who does not know “The Lord is my shepherd...?” David's complex, tender and tragic story echoes through the centuries.  We find it easy to relate to him because he is so intensely human, so intensely flawed. David's life is not only the story of a boy, a man, a king, but the story of the development of democracy and decency. His need, striving, passion, accomplishment and loneliness are also ours.
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Nia, A Love Story
Nia, A Love Story
This is the story of a man in love.  Caught in that trap, he twists and turns, leaps from achievement to despair, indulges and exposes his pettiness, his blindness, his laughable affectations.  Oh, the pits he digs for himself, the breathtaking velocity of his descent into uncharted void, into his unbridled passion for Nia.  No woman can fail to see in him the men around her, or, in Nia, mirrors of herself.  She embodies all of woman's tenderness, hope, devotion and primordial rage.  It is with mixed feelings that we ultimately experience the man's humanity and Nia's futile triumph.  At the end, readers will hold their breath and say to themselves “Be still, my heart.”
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Showbiz, and More
Showbiz, and More
A trio of literary offerings unrelated in story line, but with a common theme: that however lofty and euphoric our aspirations, the gravity of despair lurks beneath. Showbiz is an ironic tale of loneliness, yearning, love, conditioned lust, folly and betrayal – the values most of us share.  We will often see ourselves in its clearly etched, rounded characters. Affairs, in sonnets, is a lesson in the insubstantiality of luring emotions, and the very real disillusionment and pain that result. Three Stories is tender and dark, forcing us to look upon reality, and wonder.  These stories invite us to become the characters, feeling their joys and sorrows.
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My Sister, My Bride
I Am Come Into My Garden, My Sister, My Bride
A volatile love story.  Love disintegrates under the constraints of marriage, and the woman and man plunge into agonies of doubt and mistrust, struggling all the while to find themselves again. Written in a style both lucid and lyric, this highly original insight into the qualities of nature and the depths of human relationships has a striking beauty, grace of form and resonance of emotion. The range of feeling from jealousy to adulterous stirrings to sheer joy and gratitude reflects -- in unavoidable clarity -- our own inner selves.
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