The Double (Paperback)
Text Publishing Company, 9781922079763, 272pp.
Publication Date: January 13, 2015
This short story collection features cleverly wrought "mirror doubles" of famous works by literary greats like Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, and Sigmund Freud.
International in flavor and diverse in style, the stories in The Double are unified by a profound psychological intensity. They are guaranteed to get under your skin. Rich and varied, Maria Takolander's stories speak?to the great and sometimes terrifying depths of human nature. This collection marks the arrival of a unique and bewitching talent.
Maria Takolander is the author of a work of literary criticism and two poetry collections. The Double is her first novel.