Leaving the Sea: Stories

Leaving the Sea: Stories

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From one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, an extraordinary collection of stories that showcases his gifts—and his range—as never before.

In the hilarious, lacerating “I Can Say Many Nice Things,” a washed-up writer toying with infidelity leads a creative writing workshop on board a cruise ship. In the dystopian “Rollingwood,” a divorced father struggles to take care of his ill infant, as his ex-wife and colleagues try to render… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

The stories in Leaving the Sea reach and even surpass the heights of bleakness that Marcus has achieved in his earlier books.

Marcus writes so well that it’s still probably a tax worth paying.

In these stories, Marcus’s language is bristling, it is darting, it neurotically extracts an ingrown hair; and it’s honest—envious, despondent, sexual.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Knopf (January 07, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 582 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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