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Dirty Love

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"First rate fiction by a dazzling talent. (starred review)" -- Kirkus Reviews "Highly recommended... Filled with heartbreak, slices of happiness, and unrelenting hope." -- Lisa Block - Library Journal "It's that just-out-of-reach desire that creates such poignancy in each of these stories, including one about a philandering bartender named Robert, who likes to pretend he's a poet. He's not, but Dubus is. He's got a transparent, easy style that's never self-consciously lyrical but constantly delivers phrases of insight and gentle wit that lay open these characters without scalding them with irony, as we've come to expect from so many clever novelists." -- Ron Charles - Washington Post "I can think of no novelist who renders the gritty, down-and-out corners of New England better than Dubus, and those beautifully specific, contained slices of American life open into whole universes of love, violence, guilt, and betrayal." -- The New Republic "Powerful... lush." -- Anthony Doerr - Boston Globe "Fabulous...[Dubus's] writing is as gorgeous as ever." -- Kim Curtis - Associated Press "[Dubus] writ[es] with...winning candor and intelligence." -- Mark Athitakis - Star Tribune "Staggeringly good... . Dubus can home in more quickly and efficiently on a character's inner life than any writer I've encountered in recent memory." -- Jeff Turrentine - New York Times Book Review "Intimate short stories and novellas about the difficulty of sharing lives, about betrayal and fidelity and the emotional violence we inflict on the people we love." -- Nina MacLaughlin - Boston Magazine "Dubus delivers strong insights into bad behavior." -- Mary Pols - San Francisco Chronicle "Gorgeous." -- Chloe Schama - The New Republic "[N]obody does quiet desperation better than Dubus." -- The New Yorker "The loosely linked stories vividly paint the intensity of despair, uncertainty, loneliness and affection, and the many demons that torment the soul. Dubus's offerings feel intimate and are powerfully executed." -- April L. Judge - Library Journal

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"First rate fiction by a dazzling talent. (starred review)" "Highly recommended... Filled with heartbreak, slices of happiness, and unrelenting hope." -- Lisa Block "It's that just-out-of-reach desire that creates such poignancy in each of these stories, including one about a philandering bartender named Robert, who likes to pretend he's a poet. He's not, but Dubus is. He's got a transparent, easy style that's never self-consciously lyrical but constantly delivers phrases of insight and gentle wit that lay open these characters without scalding them with irony, as we've come to expect from so many clever novelists." -- Ron Charles "I can think of no novelist who renders the gritty, down-and-out corners of New England better than Dubus, and those beautifully specific, contained slices of American life open into whole universes of love, violence, guilt, and betrayal." "Powerful... lush." -- Anthony Doerr "Fabulous...[Dubus's] writing is as gorgeous as ever." -- Kim Curtis "[Dubus] writ[es] with...winning candor and intelligence." -- Mark Athitakis "Staggeringly good... . Dubus can home in more quickly and efficiently on a character's inner life than any writer I've encountered in recent memory." -- Jeff Turrentine "Intimate short stories and novellas about the difficulty of sharing lives, about betrayal and fidelity and the emotional violence we inflict on the people we love." -- Nina MacLaughlin "Dubus delivers strong insights into bad behavior." -- Mary Pols "Gorgeous." -- Chloe Schama "[N]obody does quiet desperation better than Dubus."

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Descripción Norton. 1 Cloth(s), 2013. hard. Estado de conservación: New. In this beautiful, heartbreaking exploration of disillusioned intimacy and persistent yearning, the author of The Garden of Last Days, Townie, and House of Sand and Fog plumbs the bottomless needs and stubborn weaknesses of people seeking gratification in food, sex, work, and love. Andre Dubus III gives us four linked novellas, in which characters walk out the back door of one story and into the next, and love is often "dirty"—adulterated with need, power, boredom, ego, fear, and fantasy. On the coast north of Boston, Mark, a controlling manager, discovers his wife's infidelity after 25 years of marriage. Marla, a young woman self-conscious about her weight, gains a romantic partner but loses her innocence. Robert, a bartender who imagines himself a poet, betrays his pregnant wife. And in the stunning title novella, teenaged Devon, fleeing humiliation at home after an illicit video of her is posted online, seeks respect in the eyes of her widowed great-uncle Francis, and from an Iraq War vet she's met surfing the Web. "It's that just-out-of-reach desire that creates such poignancy in each of these stories, including one about a philandering bartender named Robert, who likes to pretend he's a poet. He's not, but Dubus is. He's got a transparent, easy style that's never self-consciously lyrical but constantly delivers phrases of insight and gentle wit that lay open these characters without scalding them with irony, as we've come to expect from so many clever novelists."—Washington Post"I can think of no novelist who renders the gritty, down-and-out corners of New England better than Dubus, and those beautifully specific, contained slices of American life open into whole universes of love, violence, guilt, and betrayal."—New Republic"Dubus debuted as a short story writer nearly 25 years ago. He now reclaims the form in an incisive collection of subtly linked tales. With fresh energy and conviction, Dubus explores the demands and disappointments of desire and marriage, generating a critical mass of sensory detail and refined suspense. A desperately orderly man hires a detective to follow his longtime, suddenly unfaithful wife. Two overweight loners attempt to find the intimacy other couples seem to take for granted. A bartender posing as a poet and living on charm and evasiveness suddenly faces the realities of fatherhood. In the unforgettable novella 'Dirty Love,' Devon is hounded out of high school when a dirty cell-phone video, recorded without her permission, is posted online. She seeks sanctuary with her great-uncle Francis, a retired teacher haunted by his experiences in the Korean War. Dubus' emotional discernment, sexual candor, penetrating evocation of place, sensitivity to family conflicts, and keen attunement to the perils of our embrace of 'iEverything'—from online sexual roulette to cyberbullying and violent video games—are electrifying, compassionate, and profound. These are masterful and ravishing tales of loneliness, confusion, betrayal, the hunger for oblivion, and the quest for forgiveness."—Booklist (starred review) 293. Nº de ref. de la librería 64010

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