For Esme—With Love and Squalor, and Other Stories
Pages no: 149
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, Short Stories
, High School
In fairness, this is probably close to a 3.5 star review, because I found myself getting bored a few times throughout, and generally was not nearly as captivated as I would need to be for a perfect 4 star review. That said, with a short story collection I prefer to rate according to my favorite shor...
I have been reading lots of short stories this past week, maybe because I'm supposed to be writing my dissertation and reading short things makes me feel less guilty - I'll just read one and get back to it, I'll think. Of course this is just a way to deceive myself, but I'll be voluntarily deceived ...
I loved "To Esme With Love and Squalor"
Am parcurs cartea pe etape, fiindca povestirile aveau viata lor proprie si nu prea mergeau citite una dupa alta. Recunosc, mi s-a parut straniu cand am terminat-o pe prima (cea cu pestii-banana) si am constatat ca povestea este lasata in aer. La fel a fost si urmatoarea, si urmatoarea. M-am lamurit ...
I hated the repetitiveness. I mean I hated the repetitiveness. A few stories were okay, though. But for the most part they were confusing to me.
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