Do you know it is possible to delve into the depths of human suffering and also find hope with the pages of the same book? That’s the beauty of ready books on tragedy. Tragedy books make the readers fall in love with the heart-wrenching stories that highlight the tragedy while giving you hope also. As the readers dive deeper into the realm of tragedy books, they will be confronted with one question – can a human being endure overwhelming adversity?
The books on tragedy explore the darkest corners of human experience and highlight the themes of grief, pain, loss, and fragility of emotions. The whirlwind of emotions will make the readers empathize with the characters. Amidst the sorrows in tragedy books, these stories offer a glimpse of hope that urges the readers to keep the hope alive even when it seems impossible.
Casino Blues: A Novel by Rose Mary Stiffin
If you are looking for books on tragedy, Rose Mary Stiffin has a surprise for you. Casino Blues is a tragedy book that follows the story of Trudy, who is afraid as she is pregnant with her third child and can’t imagine her life after her baby is born. She is also addicted to crack cocaine and can’t reconcile being an addict with being a mother.
Dr. Buck Bowden understands Trudy’s pain. He wants to help her, but he craves power and prestige more than his desire to help her. Buck’s greed and position enable him to enlist Trudy in his drug-dealing scheme.
Thus, begins a complex story of loss, regret, and tragedy that interweaves the lives of an array of complicated characters in this new novel by Rose Mary Stiffin, Ph.D. Stiffin explores the depths of addiction but also injects her prose with moments of grace and hope. Casino Blues is a startling, poignant tragedy book that will linger in your mind and in your heart.
Are you ready to delve deeper into this book on tragedy and embark on an emotional odyssey? Discover the transformative power of empathy and find hope within the tragedy by following Trudy’s journey.
‘This is the greatest gift Rose Stiffin offers in Casino Blues and her other critically acclaimed works of fiction: a compelling story with insight into our own lives and souls that entertains but also resonates in the memory long after the last page is read.’
—Wayne Christensen, editor of Imagine Magazine for Literature and the Arts