Literary Traveller by Larry Dark
An Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction

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A collection of nineteen stories brings together the works of Paul Theroux, Sue Miller, Alice Munro, William Trevor, and others, and follows a theme about new places and perspectives as brought on by travel. By the compiler of The Literary Lover. 15,000 first printing.
 

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Published November 23, 1994 by Viking Adult. 368 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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 These New Yorkerstyle short stories are filled with middle- class characters, most of whom—in defiance of travel-literature conventions—steadfastly refuse to experience an epiphany.

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At the heart of each of these 19 short stories about the passion and purpose of travel is the emotional baggage a character carries. In Paul Theroux's ``Portrait of a Lady,'' a Harvard Business School

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Dark (also the editor of The Literary Ghost ) takes pains to justify his choices, emphasizing in his introduction the difference between literature and pornography and noting that stories about adulterous affairs do not mean that ``the writers are advocating promiscuity''--but these splendid stor...

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Although Dark (The Literary Lover) has assembled only traditionally constructed short stories, several are superbly crafted, including Alice Munro's ``Hold Me Fast, Don't Let Me Pass,'' about a woman uncovering her late husband's past in Scotland, and Lorrie Moore's ``Which Is More Than I Can Say...

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