Tenth of December
Publish date: January 2nd 2014
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
Saunders is a genius.
Wow. I finished George Saunders' Tenth of December in two days. That's about 251 pages. I know that may not seem like a lot to the average reader, but if you know anything about me, I'm usually a very slow reader. I take a lot of breaks, even if I'm enjoying the hell out of what I'm currently read...
Just started this collection, after first reading "Sea Oak" and "Fox 8." Each story has been stellar, a jaw-dropping jewel of perfection. How did I not hear of this guy until 3 weeks ago?
George Saunders touches on the dark side of American society with humour, heavy irony and imagination. He’s very talented and avant-garde and deserves all the praise he gets.Tenth of December includes short stories full of brilliant symbolisms that combine elements of tragedy and comedy, in which ab...
Intense. Each story packs a punch here, and I couldn't just sit and read one after the other. I needed to take a break and ponder awhile after each story. A truly remarkable, memorable collection of stories.
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