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YOU KNOW WHEN THE MEN ARE GONE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In an accomplished debut story collection, Fallon lays bare the lonely lives of military families when the men go to war.In these eight loosely connected tales, the families of Fort Hood, Texas, wait for their men to come home. That waiting, filled with anxiety, boredom and sometimes resentment, creates a Godot-like existence, in which real life begins only when a soldier's deployment ends. In the ... Read full review

Review: You Know When the Men Are Gone

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Jamie Layton

First off, I love short stories. I enjoy the entire genre, from Kate Chopin's classics to the modernday tales of Lahiri and Jin to Stephen King's surreal shorts. So I can honestly say that YOU KNOW WHEN THE MEN ARE GONE is the most original collection of short stories I have come across in a very long time. Siobhan Fallon has done a fantastic job of taking an unfamiliar place in this case, an Army ... Read full review

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