What We Talk about when We Talk about Love
This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - megantron - LibraryThing
better review pending but some quick thoughts: -I know Carver was an alcoholic, but he was literally incapable of writing a story that doesn't mention booze -incredibly minimal but emotional writing ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CaitlinAC - LibraryThing
I enjoy that Carver experimented with form, language, and style but the plot of many of the stories are not my cup of tea. That being said, one story which I do quite like is "Everything Stuck to Him" on page 127. Read full review