By Wayne R. Kime
Thirteen tales by way of Fitz-James O’Brien: the world of Mind offers a bunch of works that discover one of many author’s particular pursuits, the illustration of person cognizance. All yet 3 of the tales are reprinted right here for the 1st time. The works are prepared chronologically, via date of e-book, less than 5 headings: improved colleges (“The previous Boy,” “The Spider’s Eye,” “Seeing the World”), brought about Visions (“The Hasheesh Eater,” “Broadway Bedeviled”), New wisdom (“Mr. Grubbe’s evening with Memnon,” “The Golden Ingot,” “How I Overcame My Gravity”), Love and Hate (“Number 101,” “Jubal, the Ringer”), and goals (“A poor Night,” “The Crystal Bell,” “From Hand to Mouth”).
A common advent, short introductions to the person tales, and explanatory notes supplement the reprinted texts. the amount has been designed to attract either basic and professional readers.