By Alice Adams
A range of brief tales explores the impression and adjustment of people facing separation and the lack of fans, spouses, mom and dad, and friends.
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Adams's new choice of 14 brief tales shows some of the strengths and weaknesses of past efforts (i.e., go back journeys , LJ 8/85). That she is an exceptional wordsmith in a position to insightful touch upon the fun and sorrows of human relationships, there's no doubt. She can be adept at analyzing the impression of reminiscence on our lives. In those tales, it's the reminiscence of someone--and, in a number of instances, "somecat," now absent--that stimulates the chain of occasions. Taken separately, the tales could be very evocative, but if regarded as an entire, the characters look all "of a type" and interpreting turns into progressively more tedious. definitely, the voice of the introspective, clever, upper-middle-class lady merits to be heard, but when Adams desires her message to arrive a much broader viewers, she must extend her imaginative and prescient, to supply the reader a bit extra distinction. For public and bigger educational libraries.
- David W. Henderson, Eckerd Coll. Lib., St. Petersburg, Fla.
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