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This Taste for Silence by Amanda O'Callaghan
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really liked it
bookshelves: aww2019
Read 2 times. Last read July 9, 2019 to July 12, 2019.

This is a beautiful collection of stories. Amanda O'Callaghan has an acute ear for dialogue, for the nuanced and idiomatic expressions, the throwaway lines of frustration, absurdity, and heartache that people bandy about everyday. Some stories are only a page long -- flash fiction -- but provide vignettes of the whole of a person's sorrow or broken life. Other stories, like my favourite 'The Painting', are more traditional length but contain the burdens of generations
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Reading Progress

Finished Reading
May 14, 2019 – Shelved
May 14, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
July 9, 2019 – Started Reading
July 11, 2019 –
page 154
July 12, 2019 – Shelved as: aww2019
July 12, 2019 – Finished Reading

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