Acquainted with the Night: Stories by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

By Lynne Sharon Schwartz

A wealthy and numerous selection of tales detailing existence in all its day-by-day battles and yearnings

Lynne Sharon Schwartz is a grasp of tone, deft at growing life like settings and characters. In Acquainted with the Night, she unleashes 16 wickedly clever, thoroughly plausible brief tales. within the identify tale, for example, a man’s nocturnal conflict opposed to a floating globule in his eye forces him to question his very nation of being. In “Mrs. Saunders Writes to the World,” an nameless previous girl makes an attempt to strength humans to understand her first identify by way of writing “FRANNY” in mammoth crimson letters all over the place her local. In one other, a lady needs to to house the more and more juvenile activities of her divorced mother.


By turns darkly funny, relocating, and witty, Acquainted with the Night demonstrates Schwartz’s genius for detail.

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