Short Stories

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE | Raymond Carver

It was not love at first sight between me and Raymond Carver’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. On my part, at least.                                                                                              What We Talk About When We Talk About Love is the book club’s book of the month to celebrate the love month. It is a collection of 17 short stories and my very first foray into dirty realism. Dirty realism is a genre in literature defined by Wikipedia as “the fiction of a new generation of American authors. They write about the belly-side of contemporary life – a deserted hus...
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FRAGILE THINGS/Neil Gaiman

"There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts." - Neil Gaiman Sigh. Isn't that a lovely quote? Fragile Things: Short Fiction and Wondersis my second Neil Gaiman -- Coraline was the first -- and I must say that I am fast becoming a fan of this literary genius. One more book and maybe I can finally declare that I am a true-blue Gaimanatic, hihi. ;) The reason why I chose to read Fragile Things as my second Gaiman book was because I have been wanting to try to read short story collections for quite a time (actually, I became even more serious t...
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