Harold Calfe, disgraced Shakespeare professor at Petonga University, dies alone in his office. A young Harold Calfe makes his name. Another Harold meets Chloe, the last love of his life.
In this experimental short story, lives intersect across time to form a single tapestry that can only be seen from outside.
This short story is set in the same universe as Julian Darius’s novel Nira/Sussa and explores similar themes. However, it largely focuses on different characters and may be read independently. The first chapter of Nira/Sussa is also included with this short story.
By Julian Darius. Cover by Doug Smock. From Martian Lit.
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About the Author
Founder, Sequart Organization. Founder, Martian Lit. Ph.D., English. M.A., French.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
...concept. The book is written in a style I have not seen before. Skipping back and forth from present to future to past of several characters' lives. One of the underlying themes being that the future is sealed in the present, to me saying the decisions we are making now are sealing our future "collapsing all time into a single eternal now" and we are "...always wrapped in an eternal present." He analyzes Shakespeare some through the book that is very new and interesting along this theme. Well executed. Would love to read more from this author. There are concepts that I will be digesting for some time... or eternally now. Intrigued