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Dangerous Laughter by Steven Millhauser
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May 07, 09

bookshelves: didn-t-finish
Recommended to Jack by: the New York Times
Read in April, 2009

Only read about half of the stories in this collection but really liked them all. The bizarre situations presented here (laughing parties, a boy who visits a girl in pitch darkness every day for a year) were shot through with forbidden excitement and, yes, danger. Very comparable to the work of Haruki Murakami. I will probably buy a copy of this so that I have it on hand the next time I want some exciting short fiction.

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04/22/2009 page 95
38.93% "Highly reminiscent of Murakami, but enjoyable and -- indeed -- dangerous..."

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