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Everything Is Nice: Collected Stories, Fragments and Plays

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Jane Bowles wrote very little: just one perfect novel, 'Two Serious Ladies', a play, 'In the Summer House', and the dozen or so stories collected in this volume. But it was enough to establish a reputation as one of the 20th century's most original fiction writers.
Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 1st 2012 by Sort of (first published August 3rd 1989)
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Feb 18, 2016 Salome Starfire rated it it was amazing
Everything is more than nice, it is unbelievably moving and beautiful. Jane's collected work is dazzling. And the unfinished plays and fragments...ahhh so incredible
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Shelves: jane-bowles
n some days the need to write lodges itself in my throat like a cry that must be uttered.
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Her best stories deserve five stars.
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Good....now I've read everything by Jane Bowles and the biography
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Born Jane Sydney Auer, Jane Bowles's total body of work consists of one novel, one play, and six short stories. Yet John Ashbery said of her: "It is to be hoped that she will be recognized for what she is: one of the finest modern writers of fiction in any language." Tennessee Williams called her the most underrated writer of fiction in American literature. During her lifetime and since her death ...more
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