Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger I'm definitely more of a Lee Smith novel fan than a Lee Smith short story fan. She's such the master of character development that short stories just don't leave me enough time with these quirky ...
Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger I read these without knowing which stories were old and which ones were new. I enjoyed them, though I found I wanted more closure on some of the endings. But that is nothing against Lee Smith - that's ...
Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger I love souhern writers and short stories so this book is right up my alley. It is the latest collection (2010) of Lee Smith's stories. She lives in neighboring Hillsborough NC, has been interviewed on ...
Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger Since 1968, Lee Smith has been a significant Southern author of short stories and novels compared by some to Flannery O'Connor, Eurora Welty, and Carson McCullers. Somehow I have managed to miss her ...
Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger The hardest part about this collection of short stories was that I didn't connect to any of the characters in any of the stories. I wanted to, but they were all flawed in certain ways, none of which I ...
Review: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger Truly love Lee Smiths short stories. Some can be found in literary mags, esp Southern flavored. I think her best writing is here, and I have to force myself to read slowly, and make them last
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