Ian McGann meets Death in a dream, and Death promises to answer his questions. The actress Arlen Ford leaves her wealth and flees to Europe and in Vienna, the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead. Now the fates of all three converge.
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While on holiday in Sardinia Ian McGann goes to sleep one night – and meets Death in a dream. It promises to answer any of McGann’s questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will pay with his life.
In Hollywood the famous actress Arlen Ford realizes at the height of her career that she is lost in her life, and must drop out of it if she is to save herself. Giving up everything, she flees to Europe where she meets war correspondent Leland Zivic. From the beginning their relationship is astonishing and all consuming. Arlen has been waiting for this man all her life.
And in Vienna the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead …
“Cannot be recommended too highly”
“A stark, cunning parable about the excruciating fact of our own eventual deaths … a fine and harrowing work of fiction”
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“Carroll is like death in his narrative skills – all benign plausibility and ratlike cunning”
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