The Brief History of the Dead
The city is a place where people go when they have died, but are still remembered by the living. When the last person who remembers them dies, they go on to another, unspecified place.
The first character is the blind man, whose keen sense of hearing and sense of direction enable him to navigate without cane or dog. He remembers crossing a desert on his way from earth to the city. And, like all those who come to the city, he remembers hearing a steady b...
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