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Collected Stories of Grace Paley, The


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  • Collected Stories of Grace Paley, The 
    Title: Collected Stories of Grace Paley, The
    Author: PALEY GRACE
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 03/05/2018
    Imprint: VIRAGO
    Price: $20.00
    Publishing status: Active

    'This is a collection full of energy and stunning, quiet innovation ... it spills over with contempt, raucous humour, sadness and generosity. In it, life and language are synonymous, and there is no higher praise. What a wonderful book' Ali Smith

    Here are all Grace Paley's classic stories in one volume. Paley's quirky, boisterous characters and rich use of language won her readers' hearts and secured her place as one of America's most accomplished short-story writers. Her stories are united by her signature interweaving of personal and political truths, her extraordinary capacity for empathy and her pointed depiction of the small and large events that make up daily life.


    'A writer like Paley comes along and brightens up language again, takes it aside and gives it a pep talk, sends it back renewed, so it can do its job, which is to wake us up' George Saunders

    'Grace Paley makes me weep and laugh - and admire. She is that rare kind of writer, a natural, with a voice like no one else's: funny, sad, lean, modest, energetic, acute' Susan Sontag

    'Grace Paley is the most intelligent, generous, incorruptible writer I ever knew' Ursula K. Le Guin

    Series: Virago Modern Classics
    ISBN: 9780349010618
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