Lydia Davis has been universally acclaimed for the wit, insight and genre-defying formal inventiveness of her sparkling stories.
With titles like 'A Story of Stolen Salamis', 'The Problem of the Vacuum Cleaner', 'Letters to a Frozen Pea Manufacturer' and 'Can't and Won't', the stories in this new collection illuminate particular moments in ordinary lives and find in them the humorous, the ironic and the surprising.
Above all the stories revel in and grapple with the joys and constraints of language - achieving always the extraordinary, unmatched precision which makes Lydia Davis one of the greatest contemporary writers on the international stage.
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 06 / 2014