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Saying Secrets: American Stories

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Five tales on contemporary lifelyrical, brutal, and unforgettable.

Saying Secrets is the first collection from acclaimed writer and poet Christopher Conlonfive tales of contemporary life by turns lyrical and brutal, most originally published in The Long Story literary journal. Whether taking you inside the mind of a horribly disfigured woman, bringing you along on a psychot

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Paperback, 164 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Writers Club Press
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Sheryl Stinchcum
Jun 28, 2012 Sheryl Stinchcum rated it it was amazing
Christopher Conlon is an incredibly gifted writer who turns out poetry, short stories, and novels with ease--each a brilliant piece of artistry. Conlon doesn't write best-sellers. He writes literature.

He draws the reader in by creating characters that are brutally real and does not shy away from disturbing personalities or situations.

I enjoy his short stories the most, and SAYING SECRETS contains a delightful collection of them. My favorite short stories in SAYING SECRETS are "The Map of the Wo
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Mark
Oct 31, 2012 Mark rated it it was amazing
Stellar first collection by Conlon, only to be outdone by his second, THUNDERSHOWERS AT DUSK. Both are essential for the bookshelf of fans of elegant, emotionally hard hitting, dark fiction.
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