The Dark and Other Love Stories eBook ç The Dark

The emotional range and depth of Willis s stories , the clarity and deftness are astonishing Alice MunroThe characters in the thirteen stories that comprise The Dark and Other Love Stories exist on the edge of danger, where landscapes melt into dreamscapes and every house is haunted A drug dealer s girlfriend signs up for the first manned mission to Mars A girl falls in love with a man who wants to turn her into a bird A teenage girl and her best friend test their relationship by breaking into suburban houses A wife finds a gaping hole in the floor of the home she shares with her husband, a hole that only she can seeFull of longing and strange humor, these subtle, complex stories about the love between a man and his pet crow, an alcoholic and his AA sponsor, a mute migrant and a newspaper reporter show how love ties us to each other and to the world ❮Reading❯ ➶ I Blame The Scapegoats Author John O& – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the clarity and deftness are astonishing Alice MunroThe characters in the thirteen stories that comprise The Dark and Other Love Stories exist on the edge of danger ❮PDF❯ ✅ Beneath the Earth Author John Boyne – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk where landscapes melt into dreamscapes and every house is haunted A drug dealer s girlfriend signs up for the first manned mission to Mars A girl falls in love with a man who wants to turn her into a bird A teenage girl and her best friend test their relationship by breaking into suburban houses A wife finds a gaping hole in the floor of the home she shares with her husband [PDF] ✩ Gagged Author Richard Asplin – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk a hole that only she can seeFull of longing and strange humor [PDF / Epub] ✪ Aristocrats ☆ Stella Tillyard – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk these subtle [BOOKS] ✯ A Dark and Twisted Tide (Lacey Flint, By Sharon J. Bolton – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk complex stories about the love between a man and his pet crow ✭ Wild Horses (Saddle Club, Books ✯ Author Bonnie Bryant – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk an alcoholic and his AA sponsor ➶ [Read] ➲ At Sixes And Sevens By Rosie Harris ➾ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk a mute migrant and a newspaper reporter show how love ties us to each other and to the world The Dark and Other Love Stories


About the Author: Deborah Willis

Deborah Willis was born and raised in Calgary, AB Her fiction has appeared in Grain, Event, Prism International, and The Walrus Her first book, Vanishing and Other Stories, was named one of the the Globe and Mail s Best Books of 2009, and was nominated for the BC Book Prize and the Governor General s Award She has worked as a horseback riding instructor, a reporter, and a bookseller She was a writer in residence at Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver, BC, and is currently the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program writer in residence at the U of C.



10 thoughts on “The Dark and Other Love Stories

  1. says:

    Deborah Willis has crafted one lovely group of stories in The Dark and Other Love Stories.This collection is full of humor and intriguing content No, seriously I was thoroughly impressed by not only Deborah s incredible writing style but the imagination behind these stories Some of them were just wild The weirdest yet most interesting was a girl falling in love with a man who wants her to be a bird Like what How does


  2. says:

    I found this to be an excellent collection of short stories Each story is unique and captivating They are not what I would consider typical love stories, although there is an element of love in each story.I definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys short stories


  3. says:

    Andrea and I were thirteen and beginning to outgrow this daylight world of lessons and games and sing alongs We were sick of having our days parsed into hour long blocks, sick of being led from one activity to the next We were hungry for feral time That s why we loved the dark The Dark and Other Love Stories is a skilled collection of short fiction, and while these stories do cover a variety of themes, love in its many for


  4. says:

    I received this short story collection as an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review As per usual, I will discuss each story featured in this collection separately The Dark 1 star Two adolescent girls at summer camp and there s a big event, but it s murky I couldn t keep hold of this narrator at all Her voice was jarring condescending manipulative It just didn t jive with me and I had to read the ending a few time


  5. says:

    I don t usually lean toward short stories when I m looking for something to read, but I was thrilled to win a copy of The Dark and Other Love Stories through Goodreads Giveaways.This collection turned out to be one of the most emotional and compelling books I ve read in quite a while Willis stories focus on characters experiencing, losing, or reminiscing about love the love between friends, the love between a grandparent parent


  6. says:

    The characters in the thirteen stories that comprise The Dark and Other Love Stories exist on the edge of danger, where landscapes melt into dreamscapes and every house is haunted A drug dealer s girlfriend signs up for the first manned mission to Mars A girl falls in love with a man who wants to turn her into a bird A teenage girl and her best friend test their relationship by breaking into suburban houses A wife finds a gaping h


  7. says:

    via my blog We were hungry for feral time That s why we loved the dark There is something feral about girls on the cusp of womanhood, what better place than camp to explore the dark things the world wants to protect them from One friend always seems to be the one who pushes the limits , the one who should end up as a face on a milk carton if what the grown ups warn is true There is a pulsing hunger for danger and a paralyzing fear of


  8. says:

    Recommended for Readers who like weird stories.The Dark and Other Love Stories is a riveting collection of 13 strange, sensual, and compelling explorations of different facets of the dark, love, and friendship I ve been blown away by the many different contemporary short story collections by women that have been published recently, and Deborah Willis did not disappoint A girlfriend decides to sign up to go to Mars and doesn t tell her bo


  9. says:

    I loved this collection of stories dark and beautiful For the last several years, I ve been reading the long list for the previous year s Giller prize and each year, I find a book that I may not have otherwise read This is that book this year.


  10. says:

    The best contemporary short story collection I ve read in a long time, possibly ever One story was a bit of a clunker, but I think I was put off by the plot, most people wouldn t be.


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