This collection celebrates a six-decade career devoted to the art of the story and the novella, a literary event for the lover of short fiction.
©2001 Elizabeth Spencer; (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
"A retrospective collection of 27 stories, written over a period of more than half a century, by a Southern writer whose best fiction merits comparison with the work of Katherine Anne Porter and Eudora Welty." (Kirkus Reviews)
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"Not Eudora Welty"
Or Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, Katherine Anne Porter, or even Lee Smith. I read only two or three of Spencer's stories, but they were as slow and languid as a Mississippi June. Maybe that's the point, but I like stories and sentences that are a little more energetic.
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