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By Richard Wiley

“A witty, roller-coaster trip of doubtful id set opposed to the gritty certainties of latest York urban. In compelling, unadorned prose, Richard Wiley offers us a bewitching and finally relocating tale.” —Caryl Phillips, writer of A far away Shore and The misplaced Child

Dr. Ruby Okada meets an enthralling guy with a Scottish accessory within the elevator of her psychiatric medical institution. Unaware that he's an escaping sufferer, she falls below his spell, and her lifestyles and his are replaced ceaselessly by the point they get to the street.

Who is the mysterious guy? Is he Archie B. Billingsly, struggling with dissociative identification ailment and topic to great flights of fancy and peculiar, violent suits? Or is he the reincarnation of Robert Louis Stevenson, again to hang-out manhattan as lengthy John Silver and Mr. Edward Hyde? Her occupation compromised, Ruby quickly learns that her destiny and that of her unborn baby rely on discovering the major to his id.

With compelling mental descriptions and terrifying, ineffable adjustments, Bob Stevenson is an creative story that includes a unusual solid of characters drawn jointly through mutual fascination, want, and eventually, love.

Richard Wiley is the writer of 8 novels together with Soldiers in Hiding, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and Ahmed’s Revenge, winner of the Maria Thomas Fiction Award. Professor emeritus on the collage of Nevada, Las Vegas, he divides his time among la, California and Tacoma, Washington.

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