As a woman, Emily Dickinson is most known as a recluse; as a poet, she is known for producing some of the most daring and original verse of the nineteenth century. This work probes into this world, revealing her tense relationship with her parents, her hidden passions and aspirations, and her secret views on religion and love.
A remote lake in Patagonia draws a scientific expedition in 1922 to search for the fabled monster living in its depths. In 1975, Ana Mullin takes up the search for the monster. This work follows Ana's quest to find the monster within herself as much as it leads the reader on a quest towards the monstrous within us all.