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  1. says:

    What do you do with a book when your head clashes with your heart How do you possibly rate itThat’s the dilemma I face with Black Glass The collection has been dubbed “ferociously imaginative and provocative

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    As the blurb above says most of the stories are puzzlingnot necessarily bad because when you figure it out you feel pretty smart And if you don't figure it out well humph Maybe you're not supposed to figure out everything in life There has to be some mystery somewhere view spoilerFor example in the last story Game Night at the Fox and Goosew

  3. says:

    “I have learned to distrust words even my own”This collection of short stories is nothing if not odd Some of the stories I really enjoyed some not so much “Black Glass” the first story in the book falls into the first category It is strange disjointed and wonderfully creepyThere are no realities There are too many realities Time is meaningless Contradictions are the norm Sometimes this worked sometimes

  4. says:

    Karen Jay Fowler is a smart writer The stories are all tightly written extremely imaginative Her eyes range all over the place and she ties together very unlikely and disparate tales persons visions actions eras and makes me believe I Their possibility The title story Black Glass brings to mind Carlos Castaneda Gabriel Garcia Maruez and oh l don't know the writer of Ipcress File The story of Tonto or any non bl

  5. says:

    Not recommended While a few of the short stories boast novel premises novel here meaning a welcome unfamiliarity most are

  6. says:

    I won the book through Goodreads and was a Goodreads First Reads winner I found the book very confusing It was all over the place and was hard to focus on For some people this might be the book for them but I have no patienc

  7. says:

    A simply wonderful collection of short stories Each story is so well written that it's a joy to read from Tonto the faith

  8. says:

    For someone who doesn't really like short stories I sure have been reading a lot of them recently I think if short storie

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    I almost gave this 4 stars because a few of the stories weren't so strong But is every novel I give 5 stars to perfect from beginning to end Certainly not I think the strong stories will stay with me for long time and they are enough to make this collection excellent

  10. says:

    Black glass a DEA agent in Panama pockets an obsidian toad from a collection and changes his world for the worse Carry Nation come to lifeShimabara Is the Bible the result of the game of telephone Another version of Christianity or KirishitanGo back Fowler was born in Bloomington Illinois; she often writes stories that start out the same a

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READ À JIMFORD.CO.UK Æ Karen Joy Fowler

Y Award for Black Glass a collection of thirteen stories in which she Managed to re create both life s extraordinary and its ordinary magic New York Times Book Review Now this previously rare out of print collection is Not recommended While a few of the short stories boast novel premises novel here meaning a welcome unfamiliarity most are bizarre without merit and while t

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Black Glass

A collection of short stories from the New York Times bestselling author of the Man Booker shortlisted PENFaulkner Award winning novel We Are All Completely Beside OurselvesIn 1999 Karen Joy Fowler won the World Fantas What do you do with a book when your head clashes with your heart How do you possibly rate itThat s the dilemma I face with Black Glass The collection

READ À JIMFORD.CO.UK Æ Karen Joy Fowler

Being republished with a fresh package and a new prefatory meditation by the author Featuring Fowler's characteristic imagination sly wit and penetrating insight Black Glass will be a welcome treat for fans new and ol A simply wonderful collection of short stories Each story is so well written that it s a joy to read from Tonto the faithful companion who receives no ackn