We So Seldom Look On Love: Stories

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HarperCollins Canada, Mar 28, 2011 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Hailed as a remarkable collection of short stories when it was first released in 1992, We So Seldom Look on Love is Barbara Gowdy’s wholly original and powerful look at what constitutes the ever-revolving realm of love.

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

As always, Barbara Gowdy's characters are a tad freakish and mostly likeable. However, some of these stories were just too weird for me. cannot recommend it. Read full review

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User Review  - katelattuca - LibraryThing

This anthology was my first experience with Barbara Gowdy, some years ago. She addresses the fringe of human nature, and writes with the exacting sensation of biting into aluminum foil. "We So Seldom ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Barbara Gowdy is the author of seven books, including Helpless, The Romantic, The White Bone, Mister Sandman, We So Seldom Look on Love and Falling Angels, all of which have been met with widespread international acclaim and critical praise. She has been a finalist three times for the Governor General’s Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, twice for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and has been long-listed for the Booker Prize. In 1996 she received the Marian Engel Award, and in 2008 the Trillium Book Award. Barbara Gowdy is a Member of the Order of Canada and a Guggenheim Fellow. She lives in Toronto.

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