Books by Richard Seltzer

Richard Seltzer's published works include: "Echoes from the Attic" (with co-author Ethel Kaiden), "The Name of Hero" (historical novel, Tarcher/Houghton Mifflin), Saint Smith and Other Tales (short stories, B&R Samizdat Express), "Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes" (translation from the Russian, "The Lizard of Oz" (satiric fantasy, B&R Samizdat Express), and "Now and Then and Other Tales from Ome" (children's stories, B&R Samizdat Express), and four books about doing business over the Internet.
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Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes by Bulatovich. Translated by Seltzer  A detailed first-hand account of Ethiopia in 1896-98 -- at the change of an era -- by a Russian officer with remarkable understanding for the many varied people who lived there and keen insight into their destiny. Originally published in 1900. "Old Africa" says: "Despite its bland title, this is the most important book on the history of eastern Africa to have been published for a century. And it was written over a century…

Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes by Bulatovich. Translated by Seltzer A detailed first-hand account of Ethiopia in 1896-98 -- at the change of an era -- by a Russian officer with remarkable understanding for the many varied people who lived there and keen insight into their destiny. Originally published in 1900. "Old Africa" says: "Despite its bland title, this is the most important book on the history of eastern Africa to have been published for a century. And it was written over a century…

The Lizard of Oz, a satric fantasy by Richard Selzer When an elementary class sets out on a quest to save the world from disenchantment, their adventures reveal paradoxes of the human mind and ways of awakening the magic within us. Library Journal -- "An intriguing and very entertaining little novel" Aspect -- "Carroll and Tolkien have a new companion" Lancaster (PA) Independent Press -- "a work so saturated that the mind is both stoned with pleasure and alive with wonder"

The Lizard of Oz, a satric fantasy by Richard Selzer When an elementary class sets out on a quest to save the world from disenchantment, their adventures reveal paradoxes of the human mind and ways of awakening the magic within us. Library Journal -- "An intriguing and very entertaining little novel" Aspect -- "Carroll and Tolkien have a new companion" Lancaster (PA) Independent Press -- "a work so saturated that the mind is both stoned with pleasure and alive with wonder"

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Saint Smith and Other Stories by Richard Seltzer Two novellas and six short stories. "Saint Smith" focuses on Charlie, a would-be experimental film maker, Sarah his traditional Bible-believing mother, and Irene the clever ironic uninhibited German woman he marries. "The Barracks" takes place  in basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, at the time of the Viet Nam War. The six stories deal with puzzles of human nature and the meaning of life.

Saint Smith and Other Stories by Richard Seltzer Two novellas and six short stories. "Saint Smith" focuses on Charlie, a would-be experimental film maker, Sarah his traditional Bible-believing mother, and Irene the clever ironic uninhibited German woman he marries. "The Barracks" takes place in basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, at the time of the Viet Nam War. The six stories deal with puzzles of human nature and the meaning of life.

The Name of Hero by Richard Seltzer This historical novel is based on the life of Alexander Bulatovich, a Russian who was an explorer in Ethiopia, a cavalry officer during Russia's conquest of Manchuria in 1900, and later, as a monk at Mount Athos, led a group of "heretics" who challenged the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church, asserting the divinity of the Name of God.

The Name of Hero by Richard Seltzer This historical novel is based on the life of Alexander Bulatovich, a Russian who was an explorer in Ethiopia, a cavalry officer during Russia's conquest of Manchuria in 1900, and later, as a monk at Mount Athos, led a group of "heretics" who challenged the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church, asserting the divinity of the Name of God.

Echoes from the Attic by Richard Seltzer and Ethel Kaiden Novel, set in Boston's Back Bay. Apartment sharing turns everyday life inside out. Five strangers, separated by a generation, thrown together by chance or manipulation, spark passion and danger. They bond, reshuffle, and redefine their lives as they learn to cope with such threats as: an infestation of burglars, global high-tech organized crime, public exposure and invitations to violence by hidden webcams, jealousy, and violent…

Echoes from the Attic by Richard Seltzer and Ethel Kaiden Novel, set in Boston's Back Bay. Apartment sharing turns everyday life inside out. Five strangers, separated by a generation, thrown together by chance or manipulation, spark passion and danger. They bond, reshuffle, and redefine their lives as they learn to cope with such threats as: an infestation of burglars, global high-tech organized crime, public exposure and invitations to violence by hidden webcams, jealousy, and violent…

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