Best be sure your life is in tip-top shape before delving into Frederick Busch’s searing collection of short stories Don’t Tell Anyone, which treat the subject of love as though it were the backbone of a page-turning thriller. Busch’s writing is so poetically precise and refined, so unsentimental (especially given the topic at hand), that the alienation of his characters — mothers from daughters, fathers from sons, wives from husbands — is all the more devastating. ”Who is to say what shuts down a heart?” one protagonist asks. In these tales, Busch answers the question, brutally and beautifully. A
Don't Tell Anyone Best be sure your life is in tip-top shape before delving into Frederick Busch's searing collection of short stories Don't Tell Anyone...Don't Tell AnyoneFictionFrederick Busch Best be sure your life is in tip-top shape before delving into Frederick Busch's searing collection of short stories Don't Tell Anyone...2000-11-10W.W. Norton
Genre: Fiction; Author: Frederick Busch; Publisher: W.W. Norton
Posted November 10 2000 — 12:00 AM EST
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