From Publishers Weekly
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book jacket is so full of praise. Yet Raymond Carver's stories seem like a college student could write them. My expectations were high. What is got were run of the mill stories. Read morePublished 11 hours ago by ggt
A collection of short stories from a writer considered by many to be one the master of the modern short story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James W. Fonseca
I purchased the book after reading rave reviews about Raymond Carver. I didn't finish this collection, however. Many of the short stories here made no sense. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Courtney
Short story collections can be some of the most difficult things to rate, as you can go from absolutely loving one story in the collection to hating the next one, or, you know, all... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Adam Oster
He's a master at the craft. Daily nuances take on epic meanings because all our lives are made up of are daily nuances, and if our life has any meaning at all, thus they must be... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Cameron W. Glenn
After reading some of these stories, I thought, "what's the big deal about this one?" Then at some random time the next day or the day after, a character or a scene or... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Richard Bon