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Annetje - In this Harold Brodkey story, a dangerous woman, a destructive woman, a woman with alluring, magnetic attraction to drive men crazy.
An entire collection of unforgettable Harold Brodkey short stories. For me, one story in particular really struck home; a story haunting, tenderly rendered and so telling of the times (first published in 1968). Here it is:
Upper East Side Quartet: Our first-person narrator, Avram Olensky, is in his uptown Manhattan apartment on the phone with An ...more
Harold Brodkey was born into a Mid-Western Jewish family, moving to New York and coming to prominence as a writer in the early 1950s. During the following four decades, he established himself as a modern master of short fiction. He contracted the AIDS virus and died in 1996. Some of his books were published posthumously.