Why the Long Face?: Stories
Fiction. Fifteen stories, at once playful and serious, simple and layered, familiar and not. Gertrude Stein and Buffy the Vampire Slayer track down the bridal party to save a Las Vegas wedding. An ambivalent geneticist disappears himself in Texas scrub country. A five-year-old in search of her lost mother walks a high-wire between her home and her lesbian neighbor's. These are stories about people yearning for connection with each other, with themselves, with whatever lies beyond.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hagelstein - LibraryThing
Ron MacLean works along the borders of experimental fiction in many of the stories in this collection. Reality comes and goes. That’s not bad – there’s a freshness in these stories, a sense of ... Read full review
Review: Why the Long Face?User Review - Jules Jones - Goodreads
In the end, a worthwhile use of my time, but rather hard to review in any coherent fashion. Read full review