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Forty Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) - Donald Barthelme
Forty Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
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This collection of pithy, brilliantly acerbic pieces is a companion to Sixty Stories, Barthelme's earlier retrospective volume. Barthelme spotlights the idiosyncratic, haughty, sometimes downright ludicrous behavior of human beings, but it is style rather than content which takes precedence.
This collection of pithy, brilliantly acerbic pieces is a companion to Sixty Stories, Barthelme's earlier retrospective volume. Barthelme spotlights the idiosyncratic, haughty, sometimes downright ludicrous behavior of human beings, but it is style rather than content which takes precedence.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141180946 (0141180943)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Tower of Iron Will
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A collection of weird little literary short stories, some of them illustrated. I love the short story format and I love weirdness for its own sake, but not long after reading this I could barely remember any of it. It is all quite well done, but not the sort of thing that lingers in your mind and ...
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