Short stories tagged with Death Of A Friend
Listing 14 stories.
Andrea's happy college life is disrupted when a strange, eerie figure begins stalking her.
In the far future, a Welsh woman temporarily moves to a space colony on a distant planet with her husband, Owen. The woman regals her space-born daughter with tales of the wonders of Earth, and her daughter develops a great longing for Earth that eventually puts her life at risk.
A young heiress in the 1950s takes up a decades-long affair with a married architect, which seems like a safe venture until a mutual friend begins blackmailing them.
When a World War II soldier returns home to San Francisco, memories of a late friend keep him from enjoying the normalcy of civilian life.
A 33-year-old woman living in an apocalyptic Scotland with her husband writes in her diary about the tribulations of their lives and their pilgrimage to Russia in hope of a more stable existence.
In Long Beach, California, a religious Chinese immigrant finds a job caring for a teenage boy suffering from leukemia. By watching M*A*S*H and reading the Bible, they find solace in one another during the last months of his life.
When two friends purchased a housemaid robot that resembles Helen of Troy, the robot falls in love with one of them, creating chaos in their once-harmonious household.
A bounty hunter roaming the Texan and Mexican deserts meets a mysterious old man who saves him from his own hubris.
When a professor of French literature attends a tribute event in New York City for her old playwriting teacher, she remembers how young she was when their unconventional relationship transpired.
An older man, while on vacation with his sister, visits the family of his late colleague, a well-known writer. A biography has recently been published about this late colleague, and the man struggles to reconnect with the grieving family, obviously on edge because of the book's personal and revealing content, during his visit.