Will You Please be Quiet, Please?: Stories
With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story and instantly became both the recognized master of the form and one of our best-loved and most widely read fiction writers. His stories can "be counted among the masterpieces of American fiction".--The New York Times Book Review.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TJWilson - LibraryThing
Carver is a more mysterious Hemingway: simple prose and something happening below the story's conscious. In these stories, the family life is suspect and ideals are challenged with blunt realism that ... Read full review
WILL YOU PLEASE BE QUIET, PLEASE?: STORIESUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Raymond Carver's people have no faces. They're the ciphers of this world: dirt farmers, salesmen, short-order cooks, assembly-line workers, unemployed, skill-less, bankrupt. They come in matched pairs ... Read full review