Publish date: August 1st 1997
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 228
Edition language: English
Shifty at first, but then it settles into one story. I wasn't sure what to make of that, but ultimately, Lorrie Moore killed me with her twisting phrases. I had read some of her short stories, but will now be reading everything I can get my hands on by her after this one.
Thirteen years ago, the dean of my law school gave a speech on our orientation day about how what good lawyers do is to “turn the crystal” on the law – look at it from different angles, bend the light a little differently and see how a whole new world of ideas can open up just by virtue of a differe...
Gerard and Benna. Benna loves Gerard. No, Benna and Gerard are friends. No, Benna and Gerard are neighbors. Thus, this novel. The identities of Benna and Gerard ebb and flow through this novel, changing in each chapter, each subchapter. A daughter appears, but, no, she is an illusion. A friend appe...
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