The Collected Short Fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman

The Collected Short Fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman None

  • Title: The Collected Short Fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Author: Bruce Jay Friedman
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1. Entertaining funny stories. The stories don't slow down so they are engrossing and you get lost in them. So you can read a few to several of them in one sitting. One of the better short story writers I've read. Another author whose collected short stories I read and loved is Richard Yates.

    2. These collections are among my favorite. They bring to life characters that are memorable. My favorite short story is 'The Interview.' In it we get in the head of Mr. Dworkin who is interviewing a young woman for a position at his publishing company. But Dworkin reads a whole sordid past into Rachelle's seemingly normal straghtforward answers to his questions. And that simplicity is ultimately the genius of 'The Interview'. I'd love to make it into a short film; it is humorous and erotic at the [...]

    3. There are many stories in this collection, but most seem to share themes of parents (especially overly familiar mothers), writing, or dark twists of surrealism. Individually, most are worthwhile but reading them in this collection felt like a chore at times.

    4. The best stories by my favorite contemporary comedy writer.Some of my favorites are missing from this collection, but not too many.

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