Raymond Carver

Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short-story writer and poet. Carver contributed to the revitalization of the American short story in literature during the 1980s.
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Cathedral by Raymond Carver by Raymond Carver
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Raymond Carver said it was possible to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language and endow these things a chair a window curtain a fork a stone a womans earring with immense even startling power. Nowhere is this alchemy more striking than in the title story of Cathedral in which a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see. Many view this story and indeed this collection as a wat  read more
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Fires by Raymond Carver by Raymond Carver
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Fires is the best introduction to the full range and humanity of Carvers writing. It contains four essays including a moving memoir of his fathers working life in the sawmills of the Pacific Northwest a tribute to his mentor John Gardner and the title essay about the influences on his writing life fifty poems many of them not collected elsewhere and seven stories including three from the early collection Furious Seasons .  read more
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Elephant by Raymond Carver by Raymond Carver
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These seven stories were the last that Carver wrote. Among them is one of his longest Errand in which he imagines the death of Chekhov a writer Carver hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared. This fine story suggests that the greatest of modern shortstory writers may in the year before his untimely death have been flexing his muscles for a longer work.  read more
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Beginners by Raymond Carver
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love is Carver's most famous collection of short stories and remains one of the most influential pieces of modern literature to date. But the original, unedited manuscript, Beginners - published here for the first time, was almost fifty per cent longer than the published collection. This restored version of Carver's stories reveals what was previously unsaid, filling in the narrative silences that have both inspired and mystified readers for so long. Beginners is a fascinating insight into the aesthetic of a literary great and, in the questions it raises, may just spark off one of the great cultural debates of our times.  read more
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American Short Story Masterpieces by Raymond Carver, Tom Jenks
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Elephant and Other Stories by Raymond Carver
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Cathedral (Vintage Classics) by Raymond Carver
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Presents a story in which a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see.  read more
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Beginners by Raymond Carver
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love is Carver's most famous collection of short stories. This restored version of the stories reveals what was previously unsaid, filling in the narrative silences that have both inspired and mystified readers for so long. It offers insight into the aesthetic of a literary great and, the questions it raises.  read more
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
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A collection of Carver's short stories.  read more
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Cathedral by Raymond Carver
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2009. 245 pages. No dust jacket. Grey cloth boards. Carver's great collection of short stories translated into Chinese. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. A reading copy only. The spine cover is missing. Rubbing to board edges.  read more
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