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These stories showcase Burke's evocative, lyrical prose in its purest, most distilled form.
Burke's latest collection belongs with Hemingway's story collection, or The Dubliners, or any "serious" collection of short stories.
That's my favorite of these stories, but I also especially like 'The Night Johnny Ace Died,' and 'Winter Light.'
A very fun read for a trip or summer vacation. James Lee Burke write like he knows the characters so well and know what I like to read.Published 1 day ago by David A. Simmons
James Lee Burke is a unique writer in that he gives the reader many thoughtful insights into the "seedier" side of life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chuck McKee
Good read, it's just that I like a story book continual plot. James Lee Burke is my favorite author for mysteries, expecially when based in bayou.Published 4 months ago by Nancy L. Vallario
I'm not really a fan of short stories, but I am a fan of James Lee Burke, so I decided to give "Jesus Out to Sea" a try. Read morePublished 6 months ago by G. Henson
Burke is a fine writer who does honor to the English language. Some of his stories dragged on for a short story.Published 7 months ago by Richard A. Kulik
I absolutely love James Lee Burke. These short stories kept me wanting more of the story. It would be great
for Burke to use one of these short stories as a book.
I would automatically recommend any book by James Lee Burke even before I had read it. I could do this based on the fact that I have read several of his books and have not read... Read morePublished 10 months ago by otis murray
How could my simple writng compare to the amazing visual narrative of Mr. Burke ? As usual his writing conjuresup smells, tastes, images of the south. Haunting good and sad .Published 10 months ago by randy ottenberg
All of the James Burke books that I have read, which has been alot, are VERY GOOD. Can not wait for more to come out.Published 11 months ago by mary d gentry