MRS. DARCY AND THE BLUE-EYED STRANGER Prolific novelist Smith (On Agate Hill, 2006, etc.) offers 14 stories, most circling issues of class in the contemporary South."Bob, A Dog," about a sweet woman dumped by her educated husband, sets the tone: Highfalutin' Yankees and earthy Southerners don't mix well. In "Ultima Thule," the Dixie-born wife is the transgressor, betraying her oversensitive Northern husband. Not only Yankees but also
LibraryThing Review short stories set in the dysfunctional south
LibraryThing Review Class Smith stories - southern hicks and society ladies who are smarter than you think. enjoyable look into lives of believably exotic characters.
LibraryThing Review Forever after, when I should happen to think about Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, I’ll think of blue eyes, beaches and gin and tonics, pleasant summer evenings, and romance. But, I will also