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They Always Leave

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If Bukowski and Flannery O'Connor would have had a child and read it only Raymond Carver for his bedtime stories, then this collection would have been the result. Dark and relevant to this detached generation, They Always Leave shows us the inevitability of everyone we know leaving us in some manner and the tragic comedy of human actions that comes along with it. In the se ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Allweareis Publishing
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Roof Alexander
Jul 22, 2013 Roof Alexander rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I loved it, but then again, I wrote it. If you just had someone leave you then the therapy is in these words. Bleak with a single ray of hope coming through.
Alisha
Nov 07, 2016 Alisha rated it it was amazing
Sure, they always leave, but what theme shines brighter in this series of short stories is being content with your imperfections. I enjoyed the implied endings that lead to reader interpretation allowing our imaginations to run wild. Personal favorite is Resilience (page 106).
Elizabeth
Jul 31, 2013 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
Read it three times! So dang good every time. Check out the short 'Empty Pockets' Brilliant!
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Roof Alexander is an American novelist and short story writer that calls Brooklyn his home.
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