-- The Boston Globe
"Electricity lights his prose like a Christmas tree....So full of fire and ice that it almost breaks through to some 'fourth dimension' in writing."
-- San Francisco Chronicle
"Updike is not merely talented; he is bold, resourceful and intensely serious....We hear talk now and then of a breakthrough in fiction, the achievement of a new attitude and hence a new method; something like that seems close at hand in Pigeon Feathers."
-- Saturday Review
"Some of the most beautiful writing in contemporary American literature is between the covers of this book."
-- Boston Herald
"A sustained pleasure... A world seen and described and interpreted by a subtle, poetic, intellectual, wondering consciousness...These are wonderfully written pieces."
-- Library Journal
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The triumphant collection of short stories by America's most acclaimed novelist.