What We Talk about when We Talk about Love

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Harvill Press, 1996 - English poetry - 134 pages
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Love me a manly writer - Goodreads
You can't call Carver's writing beautiful. - Goodreads
Carver's prose is familiar and frightening immediately. - Goodreads
None of the stories seem to have a happy ending. - Goodreads
Carver is one of themasters of short story telling. - Goodreads
Stripped-down prose. - Goodreads

Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

User Review  - Jonathan Gibson - Goodreads

Carver has some of the cleanest prose I've ever come across. His stories are filled with real people, not just characters. I would give this a 5/5 based on the strength of the title story alone. Read full review

Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

User Review  - Omar Khan - Goodreads

'Terri said the man she lived with before she lived with Mel loved her so much he tried to kill her. Then Terri said, “He beat me up one night. He dragged me around the living room by my ankles. He ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. One of the great American writers and poets of the late twentieth century, his major collections include "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral, " and "Elephant". He passed away in 1988.

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