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Larry Dark

Författare till The O. Henry Prize Stories 2002

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Larry Dark is the editor of four other anthologies: Literary Outtakes, The Literary Ghost, The Literary Lover, and The Literary Traveler. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey. (Bowker Author Biography)

Verk av Larry Dark

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2002 (2002) — Redaktör — 140 exemplar
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (2001) — Redaktör — 123 exemplar
Prize Stories 1999: The O. Henry Awards (1999) — Redaktör — 106 exemplar
Prize Stories 1997: The O. Henry Awards (1997) — Redaktör — 98 exemplar
Prize Stories 2000: The O. Henry Awards (2000) — Redaktör — 97 exemplar
Prize Stories 1998: The O. Henry Awards (1998) — Redaktör — 95 exemplar
The Literary Ghost: Great Contemporary Ghost Stories (1991) — Redaktör — 75 exemplar
The Literary Lover: Great Stories of Passion and Romance (1993) — Redaktör — 51 exemplar
Literary Outtakes (1990) 20 exemplar

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Vedertaget namn
Dark, Larry
Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Dark, Lawrence Charny
Kön
male
Utbildning
Columbia University (MFA)
Relationer
Dark, Alice Elliot (wife)

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Gift from Jamie on our 25th anniversary.

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JimandMary69 | 1 annan recension | Aug 8, 2023 |
Fay Weldon's grim story and Paul Bowles' memoir the only things of note. Since just about every tale was concerned with sexual or sexually charged encounters between tourists, a lot of possible richness lost.
 
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CSRodgers | May 3, 2014 |
As the title suggests (in an awkward, weirdly backwards sort of way), this is a collection of the winners and runners-up in the 1997 O. Henry Award for short stories. Unsurprisingly, given that fact, they're all well-written, thoughtful, carefully crafted things. But... Well, they are very much part of what I think has to be called "the literary genre," and reading them does remind me that I often have some issues with this particular kind of writing. There were moments, as I read through these, when I couldn't help thinking that the author had prioritized cleverness of structure or originality and vividness of language over actually having things to say, and several more instances when I finished a story and found myself thinking, as I often do when people ramble on at me in person, "And you're telling me all this... why?" I can't remotely call any of them bad, but I can call a number of them vaguely unsatisfying. Then again, just when I'd get to the point of thinking, "Well, I guess these are somewhat interesting individually, but there may just be a limit to how much of this I really want to read," I'd come across a story like Alice Munro's "The Love of a Good Woman," which is "literary "without sacrificing actual story and does some wonderfully effective things with some very simple language, and I'd feel very glad about having picked this volume up, after all.… (mer)
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bragan | 1 annan recension | Nov 26, 2013 |
This anthology contains the the third reprinting of M.F.K. Fisher's story "The Lost, Strayed, Stolen",
that originally appeared in the March 20, 1965 issue of The New Yorker. The article was reprinted at least three times, in:
The Tandem Book of Ghost Stories, The Haunted Dancers, and The Literary Ghost.
 
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rschwed | Sep 25, 2013 |

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Statistik

Verk
11
Medlemmar
877
Popularitet
#29,204
Betyg
½ 3.6
Recensioner
10
ISBN
21

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