Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Craig Raine's "Julia and Byron" (short story, free): A woman's fight with cancer of bone marrow

Discovery of the ailment, her reaction, being a guinea pig for 2 experimental treatments that might do the miracle. Death. That's the first half.

Later half is of her husband's grief during her terminal days & after her death.

Title is the names of woman & her husband.

Fact sheet.

First published: The New Yorker, 30 March 2009.
Rating: B.
Download full text from publisher's site.