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 unfinished endings are a bitch. - Goodreads
Carver's prose is familiar and frightening immediately. - Goodreads
You can't call Carver's writing beautiful. - Goodreads
Carver is one of themasters of short story telling. - Goodreads
These are easy to read but not always easy to ponder. - Goodreads

Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

I have never enjoyed having reality presented to me in such a bleak manner as Raymond Carver does in this book. My coworker described Carver's writing as being like a movie without a soundtrack, because there is no music that would suit the imagery and feelings you get from these stories. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

I love a storyteller that can tell a good story with a sparsity of words. Raymond Carver was one of the best at that. 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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