St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves: Stories
A San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
In these ten glittering stories, debut author Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades. Here wolf-like girls are reformed by nuns, a family makes their living wrestling alligators in a theme park, and little girls sail away on crab shells. Filled with stunning inventiveness and heart, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves introduces a radiant new writer.
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Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Nelson Maddaloni - Goodreads
I'm ranking this only at a four, if only, because some of these short stories feel incomplete and some of them, definitely, seem to be the beginnings of something greater (especially Ava Wrestles the ... Read full review
Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by WolvesUser Review - Ashley - Goodreads
Karen Russell is one of the most talented and creative short story writers I've ever had the pleasure of reading. The title story of this collection is one of my favorite short stories ever, and the ... Read full review