Ariel Dorfman - The Last Copy. As soon as his book was published, Antonio realized that the pure vision of him that only she harbored would be shattered— and that he would do anything to keep her from reading it.
Wendell Berry - Sold. “I knew that all the things we’d gathered there so many years would be scattered and gone. All that had held it together would come apart and be gone as if it never was.”
Stuart Dybek - Vigil. The old Bohemian hadn’t come to disturb the family on Holy Night, only to deliver an enormous, misshapen gift.