Powers is just amazing!
While King and Goad follow in the Rabelasian tradition of the better known humorists listed above, J.F. Powers wrote in a deep and subtle field of allusion and irony.
Powers overall does an excellent job in showing certain aspects of priestly life of which people are often unaware.
J.F. Powers is a well-kept secret from many readers, who will delight if they encounter his work--two novels and now, these stories.Published 10 months ago by G. M. Seely
For this review I concentrate on J. F. Power’s priestly stories which comprise two thirds or so of the book’s contents. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Neil Shephard
Beforehand I'd just like to say that I am a priest and that this review is written from that perspective. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Aaron Greenburg
Powers stories are crafted with sardonic realism and an ear for the "language" of Catholic priests. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Bob the Builder
Powers is just amazing! He was never published here in my country, and Brazil is missing such sagacity and delicacy. Read morePublished on October 7, 2012 by Enzo Potel
Advertised as used, condition good, the book was actually in almost new condition. Having paid for only standard shipping, I was thrilled to receive my book in what had to be... Read morePublished on April 2, 2011 by Book Lady