The Imp of the Perverse
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
The novel is a convergent narrative, told from the perspective and following the stories of four main characters: Ellen, Lou, Zenny, and Sonny. The characters live within blocks of each other in the often-ignored New Orleans neighborhood of Mid City. Through chance interactions, the characters become linked and their existences effect each other, culminating in a cataclysmic event. Themes include: failure to connect, paranoia, love, obsession, death, and the supernatural.
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Stubbs, Jane Beverly, "The Imp of the Perverse" (2009). LSU Master's Theses. 3557.