Vehicular calamities — a commercial airline crash, a jet collision, multiple fatal car accidents — abound in the National Book Award winner’s 10 stories. But violent action is secondary to the characters’ interior upheaval: A woman discovers her late husband’s affair with his niece; an Antarctic cruise tests a marriage; a landlord and a tenant form an uncomfortable bond. While the entire book is stocking-stuffer-size, Tuck packs a small universe and decades of emotional history into each story in The House at Belle Fontaine. A-
The House at Belle FontaineVehicular calamities — a commercial airline crash, a jet collision, multiple fatal car accidents — abound in the National Book Award winner's...The House at Belle FontaineShort StoriesLily TuckVehicular calamities — a commercial airline crash, a jet collision, multiple fatal car accidents — abound in the National Book Award winner's...2013-05-01Atlantic Monthly Press
THE HOUSE AT BELLE FONTAINE by Lily Tuck
Genre: Short Stories; Author: Lily Tuck; Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Posted May 1 2013 — 12:00 AM EDT
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