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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Singing the body electric in her distinctive way, by frying a basic life-as-punishment theme until little but ashes remains, Granta-acclaimed young novelist Thon returns with a second volume of tough, exact, unsparing stories (Girls in the Grass, 1991). Thon's characters either drink or struggle to give it up. The title story follows the hard life of a beefy hospital orderly, a recovering ... Read full review

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