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Brilliantly written. (San Francisco Chronicle)
Astonishing--funny, eloquent, and wise. (New York Times)
A most impressive entrance into contemporary fiction. (Associated Press) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
David Leavitt has written story collections and novels including The Lost Language of Cranes, While England Sleeps, The Body of Jonah Boyd, The Indian Clerk (finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), and The Two Hotel Francforts. He is also the author of two nonfiction works, The Man Who Knew Too Much and Florence, A Delicate Case. He is professor of English at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and edits the literary magazine Subtropics.
www.davidleavittwriter.com--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
David was in his early twenties when this was published. His stories capture the essence of what goes on between people, period. Read morePublished on July 1 2001 by TLD
Various stories difficult to read not due to a use of an old fashion or classic style, but because many are a bore and sad. Read morePublished on Feb. 24 1999