Short stories by Mark Helprin
Mark Helprin (born June 28, 1947) is an American novelist, journalist, conservativecommentator, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. While Helprin's fictional works straddle a number of disparate genres and styles, he has stated that he "belongs to no literary school, movement, tendency, or trend".
Listing 2 stories.
Old priest travels to Rome to visit the Vatican, where he sustains an injury sending him into a trip down memory lane.
After the loss of his wife and son, a young photographer retreats into isolation and sets his focus on training for a challenging mountain climb. He soon becomes consumed by vivid dreams which lead him to face the depths of his grief.