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What Dreams May Come: A Novel - Introduction Summary & Analysis

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Introduction Summary

What Dreams May Come is a story of love and devotion that transcends the bonds of Time, of Heaven, and of Hell. Chris Nielsen dies and leaves his wife, Ann, a widow. Chris explores the level of Heaven called Summerland and finds it to be a very peaceful and wonderful existence. The only thing that bothers him is that Ann is not with him, and her suicide further widens the distance between them. Chris determines that he must reconnect with Ann and convinces Albert to help him to find her. Traveling through the Lower Realms of Hell, Chris is appalled at what he sees, and while Ann is not in the worst part of the Lower Realm, where she exists is abysmal. Chris determines that he cannot leave her there alone, and resolves to stay with her. This allows Ann's eyes to be opened to the possibility...

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