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By Lynne Sharon Schwartz

A wealthy and numerous choice of tales detailing lifestyles in all its day-by-day battles and yearnings


Lynne Sharon Schwartz is a grasp of tone, deft at growing life like settings and characters. In Acquainted with the Night, she unleashes 16 wickedly shrewdpermanent, thoroughly plausible brief tales. within the identify tale, for example, a man’s nocturnal conflict opposed to a floating globule in his eye forces him to query his very kingdom of being. In “Mrs. Saunders Writes to the World,” an nameless previous lady makes an attempt to strength humans to grasp her first identify through writing “FRANNY” in sizeable purple letters in every single place her local. In one other, a woman needs to to accommodate the more and more juvenile activities of her divorced mother.

 

By turns darkly funny, relocating, and witty, Acquainted with the Night demonstrates Schwartz’s genius for detail.

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