Download e-book for iPad: Contrivances by David Balzer

By David Balzer

This debut choice of stories—featuring a talk-show host and her speaking hand, a women’s job staff that writes to prisoners, and a poncho-making nudist—is as particular because it is compelling. Set of their personal melodramatic worlds, the tales take suggestion from outdated Hollywood, Gothic novels, art-world gossip, and perhaps an entire life motion picture or . Balzer's observations are as sharp as Flaubert’s, and his characters are drawn with the complexity of George Saunders (and the wit of George Sanders). superbly illustrated throughout, Contrivances proves that tragedy is comedy should you play with it lengthy enough.

--This textual content refers to an alternative Kindle Edition edition.

Show description

Read or Download Contrivances PDF

Best single authors short stories books

Read e-book online TRISAGIO DE LA MUERTE (Spanish Edition) PDF

TRISAGIO DE l. a. MUERTE through MIREYA ROBLES

Download PDF by Patricia Borelli: Dueces Wild: Double Trouble

This ebook is a quick novel love tale approximately dual cowgirls gunslingers who're appealing and no-one larger lead them to mad adequate to shout Deuces Wild.

Download PDF by Margaret Maron,Tom Franklin,Ron Rash,J.L. Abramo,Rob: Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015

Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for most sensible Anthology or assortment! MWA Grand grasp Margaret Maron, Edgar Award winner Tom Franklin, and long island occasions bestselling novelist Ron Rash headline a brand new anthology of 21 stories spanning from conventional detective tales to comedian capers to darkest noir and extra — whatever for all tastes.

Download e-book for iPad: Dark by Daniel Burden

We forget about what hides at midnight, it makes us believe more secure. yet what lives there? those 12 tales discover the darkish we discover within the unknown and the darkish we supply with us. Horror is darkish. darkish is horror.

Additional resources for Contrivances

Example text

Download PDF sample

Contrivances by David Balzer


by Jeff
4.1

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 31 votes