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Apparition and Late Fictions: A Novella and Stories by Thomas Lynch
Apparition and Late Fictions: A Novella and Stories

weavinglibrarian, January 27, 2011


I think Lynch is an excellent author. His essays are remarkable - I didn't think that I would ever want to read a book by an undertaker, but Lynch convinced me to do so. So I was looking forward to these short stories. They did not disappoint. The first story, "Catch and Release" moved so smoothly - like the river that the speaker is visiting that I had to catch my breath at the end. The other story that stuck with me was "Matinee de Septembre". The main character was mesmerizing. One review referred to Stendhal syndrome when speaking of this story. A new concept to me, but it does help to define the story in my mind. I hope that Lynch writes more fiction, soon.
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