Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Door

  • The Lady Writer and the Valkyrie: Magda Szabo’s novel The Door

    Carol Levine New York, New York, United States   Mixed media painting “Nickels and Dimes I” by Natalie Avondet. Used by permission of the artist. An old woman desperately needs medical attention. Yet she fiercely refuses every offer of help from friends, neighbors, and the local doctor. No one will get past her door, she vows.…