A woman possessed by an inexplicable hatred for her husband plans his death on their forthcoming trip to Mexico. It is unwittingly facilitated by a young girl with whom the husband falls in love.
About the Author
Yuriy Tarnawsky is an author of some three dozen books of poetry, fiction, drama, essays, and translations in English and Ukrainian, including the novels Meningitis, Three Blondes and Death, and The Iguanas of Heat, the collections of short fictions Short Tails and Crocodile Smiles, The Placebo Effect Trilogy, comprising the collections of interrelated mininovels (his own genre) Like Blood in Water, The Future of Giraffes, and View of Delft, and a volume of Heuristic Poetry Modus Tollens. An engineer and linguist by training, he has worked as computer scientist specializing in Artificial Intelligence at IBM Corporation and professor of Ukrainian Literature and Culture at Columbia University. He was born in Ukraine, but was raised and educated in the West. For his contribution to Ukrainian literature, in 2008, he was awarded the Prince Yaroslav the Wise Order of Merit by Ukrainian government. He resides with his wife Karina in the New York City Metropolitan area.