Death in the Woods and Other Stories
Sherwood Anderson's short stories, beautifully crafted and evocative of time and place, were hugely influential in their day. The title story in this collection, 'Death in the Woods', is widely regarded as a masterpiece - the narrator looks back at an incident in his childhood where an old woman dies in the cold - in life she was destined to feed those around her, after her death, he feeds from her too.
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Review: Death in the Woods and Other StoriesUser Review - Carl Brush - Goodreads
My last encounter with Sherwood Anderson was with his disappointing Dark Laughter. A friend encouraged me not to give up on him, however, and guided me to Death in the Woods and other stories. Some ... Read full review
Review: Death in the Woods and Other StoriesUser Review - Claudia Putnam - Goodreads
Three stars overall, five for some stories, less for others, as is usual with story collections. Read full review