The Lost Heifetz and Other Stories

The Lost Heifetz and Other Stories

by Michael Tabor

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Overview

A musician has a life-changing encounter in a New York record store with a mysterious old man who may have known a brilliant violinist who was presumed to have died in World War II…

The Picture of Dorian Gray is revealed to be a pure fiction by one of the characters from the novel who explains what really happened to the infamous portrait and its subject…

An aspiring writer receives a surreal and mind-bending lesson in creative writing from a pawnbroker who deals in narrative voices…

The well-ordered life of a widower in a peaceful English village is disturbed by the arrival of a wealthy new resident who needs to be taught a lesson in respect…

An art dealer and an artist meet on vacation and embark on an intense affair that is tested by their redacted lives…

These and other stories and satires, set in the US and Britain, explore the lives, relationships, and search for fulfillment of men and women from many walks of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998677828
Publisher: Michael Tabor
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 348
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Michael Tabor grew up in Cambridge, England. He was a professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and the University of Arizona. After many years of teaching, research, and academic administration he decided to leave academia in order to write fiction. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Table of Contents

The Lost Heifetz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

The Pawnbroker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Secret Agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Koanim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Memory Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

The Show Never Stops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

Home Again . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165

Sir George and the Dragon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

Non Finito . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

What Really Happened to Dorian Gray . . . . . . . . . . 267

Face to Face . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291

Measure for Measure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303

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