Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “Fidelity” Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

In the story “Fidelity,” the writer Victor Cullen fabricated stories he wrote for the magazine "World Enough." Greg, the magazine's editor, noticed the fabrication, but he published the story anyway. After the first story was published, Nora (Victor's wife) called Greg to tell him that the place Victor had written about in his story didn’t exist. Greg cut her off. He figured it was just a prank by Victor. Victor, however, continued to send in fictional articles. One contained a description of an armoire. According to the description, the armoire matched the one in Greg’s bedroom. Greg briefly wondered if Nora had described it to Victor.

On the day that Greg got his last article from Victor, he also received news from Victor's and Nora’s daughter that the couple had died within twelve hours of each other. The daughter suspected that...

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