First published in 1891, this morality tale pits a scientist, a government worker, his mistress, a deacon and a physician against one ather in a verbal battle of wits and ethics that explodes into a violent contest. This is a tale of human weakness, the possibility of forgiveness and a man's ability to change his ways.
Aleksandar Hemon is the author of the acclaimed The Question of Bruno and Nowhere Man. He was born in Sarajevo in 1964 and moved to America in 1992. He lives in Chicago with his wife.