THE DIAMOND LENS AND OTHER STORIES
O'Brien capitalized on the success of his predecessor Edgar Allen Poe in writing disturbing stories with demented protagonists. In The Diamond Lens, a man discovers a microcosmic world within a drop of water, and becomes obsessed. In What Was It?, an invisible man is discovered by residents of a boarding house. The Wondersmith is about an embittered toymaker who seeks revenge by creating demonic mannequins and imbuing them with murderous life. Import.
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