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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Paperback)

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Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 05/11/2009
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This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099530329
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 106 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm


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The master craftsman of the modern American short story * Daily Telegraph *
One of America's most original, truest voices -- Salman Rushdie
One of the most celebrated American short-story writers of the 20th century * New York Times *
A remarkable collection * New York Review of Books *
I remember being floored by the first Raymond Carver collection I read: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love -- David Sedaris * New York Times *

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Mel Quand-Dyson

“Nobody writes about you the same way Raymond Carver does”

When I started reading, I found these stories a little too spare, a little unfinished. They were snippets of lonely people and troubled relationships, but nothing I could really sink my teeth into. I set the book... More

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