Over a century that seems to move backward and forward simultaneously, the forgotten and offhandedly magical village of Macondo—home to a Faulknerian plethora of incest, floods, massacres, civil wars, dreamers, prudes, and prostitutes—loses its Edenic innocence as it is increasingly exposed to civilization.
Love & Hydrogen: New and Selected Stories
The Trial by Franz Kafka Modern anxieties are given near-archetypal form in this parable that seems both to foretell the totalitarian societies to come and to mourn our alienation from a terrible Old Testament God. Stories of Anton Chekhov — The son of a freed Russian serf, Anton Chekhov became a doctor who, between the patients he often treated without charge, invented the modern short story. The form had been overdecorated with trick endings and swags of atmosphere.
Chekhov freed it to reflect the earnest urgencies of ordinary lives in crises through prose that blended a deeply compassionate imagination with precise description. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa Dubliners by James Joyce Stories of Isaac Babel — Though incomplete, his work is enduring. In addition to plays and screenplays, some in collaboration with Sergei Eisenstein, Babel made his mark with The Odessa Stories, which focused on gangsters from his native city, and even more important, the collection entitled Red Cavalry.
Waiting for the Barbarians by J. Coetzee A magistrate for an unspecified empire finds himself thrust into a growing conflict on the frontier.
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar Two years later she completed this intimate first-person narrative of the second-century emperor. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal See below.
The stories of Anton Chekhov — The stories of John Cheever — The stories of Mavis Gallant —. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville Middlemarch by George Eliot — He is edgy and laugh-out-loud humorous in his observations of the world around him and even more spectacularly insightful about the worlds he imagines.
The opening line, "We were the great group for things going wrong. It's doubtful whether he ever actually interviewed the band - everything he talks about is common knowledge, available in any music encyclopedia - but his distillation of the information, the way he bores into the heads of the various members, is chillingly honest and breathlessly perfect.
The truly engaging angle of the story is that it's narrated by bassist John Entwistle the author spells the surname as Entwhistle and it's curious whether he did this on purpose or just didn't know , the least visible and verbal of the members. Shepard is a marvel. The final line of the book, closing a tale titled "Climb Aboard The Mighty Flea," reads, "We have become the unbelievable.
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