Penguin Books, 1995 - 447 oldal
Dorothy Parker's quips and light verse have become part of the American literary landscape, but, as this collection of her complete short stories demonstrates, Parker's talents extended far beyond brash one-liners and clever rhymes. Her stories not only bring to life the urban milieu that was her bailiwick but lay bare the uncertainties and disappointments of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
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Dorothy Parker's short stories are arranged chronologically in this collected works edition. This is a bit of a shame, because her earliest stories from 1923 were terribly misanthropic. Incisive and ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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I read a selection of these. Some stories are fabulous but there are a lot that are alike, type: man and woman in conversation ending up quarreling. These are more like sketches than real stories. Teljes értékelés elolvasása