The History of My Final Illness

Paranoia or poison? A dying Stalin wonders if members of his inner circle have slipped warfarin, a rat killer, into his food to prevent him from launching another internal purge and starting a war with the United States. Told from Stalin’s point of view, The History of My Final Illness is a novella about the last five days in the life of the Soviet dictator.  The novella  was published in the Jan/Feb 2011 issue of Eclectica Magazine, and is available at