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The New Yorker Stories
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The New Yorker Stories

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by Ann Beattie
 

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When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in The New Yorker in the mid-seventies, she emerged with a voice so original, and so uncannily precise and prescient in its assessment of her characters’ drift and narcissism, that she was instantly celebrated as a voice of her generation. Her name became an adjective: Beattiesque. Subtle, wry,

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The New Yorker Stories 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
BookLover526 More than 1 year ago
I am halff-way through these stories and just cannot go on anymore. They were pointless and depressing. I hate to give up on a book but I read for enjoyment and the joy was clearly lacking in this book. And to my fellow readers who feel the same, don't be intimidated when you read rave reviews - I suspect that those praising this tome are just too afraid to admit that they did not like them either - that their intellect will be questioned.
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