Saturday, October 25, 2008
THE LAST GAME WE PLAYED. JO NEACE KRAUSE
I just finished the first two stories in this collection. Jo Neace Krause will eat your face off. Read it. Love it. Embrace it.
Jo Neace Krause's incredible ear for spoken language is on full display in this collection of stories spanning many different narrators and lives, some accented with Appalachia, all conscious of the omnipresent weight of history. Krause's writing is as instinctive as breathing, whether she is relating criss-crossed family sagas or snapshots of sun-drenched afternoons. Slipping on other lives and voices as easily as clothing, The Last Game We Played is an absorbing collection from a gifted new author.
"A dark and complicated work of literature."
—The Massachusetts Review
"A little classic."
Posted by DOGZPLOT at 7:35 PM