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Trilobites and other stories

By: Pancake, Breece

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0099583372 / 9780099583370
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20 cm 208 pages
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The stories in this collection nearly all take place in and around the mountain hollows of West Virginia: a world of cock-fighting, coal-mining, deer-stalking, sex, depression, drinking and death. 'It would be easy to allow his one collection of stories to be buried under the landslide of books published every year.

But it's worth doing a little excavating to dig it up.

The past few years have seen late-in-the-day and posthumous revivals of interest in writers such ...

John Williams. Get out your pickaxes'New YorkerBreece D'J Pancake left behind an astonishing achievement.

He was a master of a distinctly American vernacular, which he used to remind us of all the ways that fiction could teach us about ourselves.

These stories are absolutely essential reading - Kevin Powers, author of The Yellow Birds


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FYB Short stories

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