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The Dark and Other Love Stories The Emotional Range And Depth Of Willis S Stories , The Clarity And Deftness Are Astonishing Alice MunroThe Characters In The Thirteen Stories That Comprise The Dark And Other Love Stories Exist On The Edge Of Danger, Where Landscapes Melt Into Dreamscapes And Every House Is Haunted A Drug Dealer S Girlfriend Signs Up For The First Manned Mission To Mars A Girl Falls In Love With A Man Who Wants To Turn Her Into A Bird A Teenage Girl And Her Best Friend Test Their Relationship By Breaking Into Suburban Houses A Wife Finds A Gaping Hole In The Floor Of The Home She Shares With Her Husband, A Hole That Only She Can SeeFull Of Longing And Strange Humor, These Subtle, Complex Stories About The Love Between A Man And His Pet Crow, An Alcoholic And His AA Sponsor, A Mute Migrant And A Newspaper Reporter Show How Love Ties Us To Each Other And To The World



10 thoughts on “The Dark and Other Love Stories

  1. says:

    Andrea and I were thirteen and beginning to outgrow this daylight world of lessons and games and sing alongs We were sick of having our days parsed into hour long blocks, sick of being led from one activity to the next We were hungry for feral time That s why we loved the dark The Dark and Other Love Stories is a skilled collection of short fiction, and while these st


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    I received this short story collection as an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review As per usual, I will discuss each story featured in this collection separately The Dark 1 starTwo adolescent girls at summer camp and there s a big event, but it s murky I couldn t keep hold of this narrator at all Her voice was jarring condescending manipulative It just didn t


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    via my blog We were hungry for feral time That s why we loved the dark There is something feral about girls on the cusp of womanhood, what better place than camp to explore the dark things the world wants to protect them from One friend always seems to be the one who pushes the limits , the one who should end up as a face on a milk carton if what the grown ups warn is true Ther


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    I don t usually lean toward short stories when I m looking for something to read, but I was thrilled to win a copy of The Dark and Other Love Stories through Goodreads Giveaways.This collection turned out to be one of the most emotional and compelling books I ve read in quite a while Willis stories focus on characters experiencing, losing, or reminiscing about love the love between


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    Recommended for Readers who like weird stories.The Dark and Other Love Stories is a riveting collection of 13 strange, sensual, and compelling explorations of different facets of the dark, love, and friendship I ve been blown away by the many different contemporary short story collections by women that have been published recently, and Deborah Willis did not disappoint A girlfriend decid


  6. says:

    More short stories from Deborah Willis These aren t romance stories, but love in so many other ways like best friends, parent child, and yes, sometimes couples Some are rather out of the box , and some I thought very good I m giving this book 3 stars as I think her writing is better than the last book I read of hers, which I only rated 2 stars Some stories are distinctly Canadian, with that f


  7. says:

    The characters in the thirteen stories that comprise The Dark and Other Love Stories exist on the edge of danger, where landscapes melt into dreamscapes and every house is haunted A drug dealer s girlfriend signs up for the first manned mission to Mars A girl falls in love with a man who wants to turn her into a bird A teenage girl and her best friend test their relationship by breaking into subu


  8. says:

    I was on the fence for most this collection of what to rate them They were good, true, but nothing particularly jumped out at me that would push them over the threshold of three stars It wasn t until I read The Ark that there was a spark With this spark, I started to reevaluate the whole set and realized something these stories werethan just about love in various forms It wasn t always about the love t


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    3.5 starsThis is a book of short stories Some of the stories include two girls friends at camp who would sneak out of their bunk at night two girls friends who would break into neighbourhood houses when no one was home a little boy who s father lived with him and his mother when he was 9 they had a memorable Halloween a man who survived a concentration camp as a child moves to Canada and rarely speaks, whil


  10. says:

    I just started reading The Dark and Other Love Stories by Deborah Willis It s a book of short stories, and a Loan Stars top pick I m a story and a half into it, and am finding the prose beautifully lush The title story, The Dark is about two girls at summer camp, in their 13th year, when we all start to tread the line between being girls and being women And the second story, Girlfriend on Mars is about a former


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