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By Lynne Sharon Schwartz

A wealthy and various number of tales detailing existence in all its day-by-day battles and yearnings

Lynne Sharon Schwartz is a grasp of tone, deft at developing real looking settings and characters. In Acquainted with the Night, she unleashes 16 wickedly clever, absolutely plausible brief tales. within the identify tale, for example, a man’s nocturnal conflict opposed to a floating globule in his eye forces him to query his very nation of being. In “Mrs. Saunders Writes to the World,” an nameless previous girl makes an attempt to strength humans to understand her first identify via writing “FRANNY” in colossal purple letters in every single place her local. In one other, a woman needs to to house the more and more juvenile activities of her divorced mother.


By turns darkly funny, relocating, and witty, Acquainted with the Night demonstrates Schwartz’s genius for detail.

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