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James Lasdun
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Three Evenings And Other Stories

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This second story collection from one of the most brilliant English writers of his generation confirmed his unique talent for exploring the undertones of contemporary experience. "Trumpet Voluntary" imagines an England of the future that has returned to a repressive form of absolute monarchy; the book's centerpiece, "Three Evenings," portrays a young man's encounter with a
175 pages
Published 1992 by Secker & Warburg
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Tom McDade
Mar 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-fiction
The title story in this slim volume interested me least.

The Coat
Spiders and Manatees
The Volunteer
Best for me.

However, all of the eight stories are splendidly written.
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James Lasdun was born in London and now lives in upstate New York. He has published two novels as well as several collections of short stories and poetry. He has been long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and short-listed for the Los Angeles Times, T. S. Eliot, and Forward prizes in poetry; and he was the winner of the inaugural U.K./BBC Short Story Prize. His nonfiction has been published in Harpe ...more