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
The dullness of the prose serves some purpose, however. - Goodreads
Carver is one of themasters of short story telling. - Goodreads
The unfinished endings are a bitch. - Goodreads
Intense. Masterful writing. - Goodreads
Carver's prose is familiar and frightening immediately. - Goodreads

Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

User Review  - Isaac Cooper - Goodreads

My mother is sixty-five. She belongs to a singles club. Even so, it was hard. I stood with my hand on the railing and watched as the man kissed her. She was kissing him back, and the TV was going ... Read full review

Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

I don't know what's more affecting about this book: the sheer weight of the desperation felt by its characters, or the economy with which Carver manages to tell it. How is it even possible that some ... 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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