Nine Stories

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Since the publication of The Catcher in the Rye in 1951, the works of J.D. Salinger have been acclaimed for their humor, intensity, and their lack of phoniness. A collection of short fiction, Nine Stories contains works with those qualities that make ...Continua
Sono certa che non avrei sofferto a lungo il Salinger uomo, ma il Salinger scrittore mi conquista ancora una volta e a distanza di molti anni. Scrivere racconti che siano memorabili è impresa ardua, secondo me, più di qualsiasi saggio o romanzo. E in...Continua
Wrote 5/22/14
Some short stories, like "For Esme, with love and squalor" or "A perfect day for Bananafish" succeed perfectly in their aim of picturing the effects of the horrors of war. I also liked "Teddy", "The Laughing Man" and "Just Before the War with the Esk...Continua
"Squalor. I'm extremely interested in squalor."
I would rob all my other books of the stars I gave them, then take those stars and sprinkle them equally upon Seymour Glass and little Esmé and Sergeant X and every single word in every single line —the last ones especially— on every single page. ...Continua
Wrote 12/14/13
Foreword: ...But what is the sound of one hand clapping? A ZEN KOAN
Absolutely wonderful, it was like watching nine short movies... with details working as bridges, bringing us closer, into the lives, into the body and mind, at times, of the main characters and then... boom we are dropped back into our own lives, but...Continua
Wrote 8/26/13
Sybil tastò col piede il materassino di gomma che qualche volta il giovanotto usava per appoggiare la testa. - Gli manca aria, - disse. - Hai ragione. Gli manca più aria di quanto io sia disposto ad ammettere -. Tolse i due pugni di sotto il mento, c...Continua

Wrote Aug 21, 2008, 19:21
If you purchase this book without a cover you should be aware that this book may have been stolen property and reported as "unsold and destroyed" to the publisher. In such case neither the author nor the publisher has received any payment for this "s...Continua

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