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It’s because of this pulse that characters who existed for only 3 or 4 pages still seemed to walk off the page and become real. They somehow mysteriously manage to be sympathetic, despicable, objects of pity, curiosity, and so on.

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So, that could be confusing if you don’t pay attention. There are few really likeable characters; more references to fishing than might be expected; misogynistic aspects and not much humour, yet they were fascinating to read.

Cuandp 7, Sold by: The Collected Qufwhich is a compilation of his 5 poetry collections – I only knew and read Raymond Carver as a short-story writer. Bleak – stark – sad I like his writing, his economy of words, his pictures but I have to admit that they are depressing.


Whatever it is, it’s tortured and beautiful. This is a perfect collection, if you are aiming for a cozy contemplating read. To amo myself beloved, to feel myself Beloved on the earth. Reading the stories consecutively helped to draw me in and connect me with the characters. He married at 19, started a series of menial jobs and his own career of ‘full-time drinking as a serious pursuit’, a career that would eventually kill him.

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After the ‘line of demarcation’ in Carver’s life – 2 Junethe day he stopped drinking – his stories become increasingly more redemptive and expansive. It seems to me we’re just beginners at love. A collection of short stories first published inbut feeling a couple of decades older. Reading the rave reviews of this book and the author being hablammos much the best thing since sliced bread, my expectations were exceedingly high.

View all 5 comments. The cover of the Vintage Classics version I read is sparse and the blurb gave nothing away. A very eloquent, but ultimately hopeless lovechild. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Well to me at least.

It felt bitter and disturbing to me and I didn’t feel enlightened by the stories within. Editorial Reviews About the Author Raymond Carver Estados Unidos, fallecio en pleno reconocimiento de su carrera como escritor, tanto en Estados Unidos como rayjond.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. How does he do it? Alcohol had eventually shattered his health, his work and his family – his first marriage effectively ending in But then I kept reading.

Dhivyaa Naraayani Caarver a wonderful review! A lot of these could be boiled down to exactly the same thing, as the themes from one story to the next are identical.

Es un buen trabajo. How do you explain that?

I made it through the whole book and basically just wondered what the hell I had wasted my time on. But I liked this one, I liked it a hell of a lot. View all 11 comments. There were some stories that didn’t grab me as much as I’d have liked but were beautifully nostalgic still. In this collection there are mostly stories about loneliness.