De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de amor has ratings and reviews. Edward said: I’ve read five stories so far in this book of short stories a. De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de amor has ratings and reviews. KFed said: I’ll announce the cliche of my loving this book before you beat. de Que Hablamos Cuando Hablamos de Amor by Raymond Carver, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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Fear of running out of money. I would think any good writer must be able to do those things as requirements — but he has to go beyond that and maybe even have a point to the story. I actually find his overt symbolism and naked prose annoying and overrated. My kids were crazy, and my wife was crazy. Fear that what I love will prove lethal to those I love. No time for full development of the characters; limited opportunity for feeling, as a reader, that we can empathize with the main characters.

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Read more Read less. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fear of having to live with my mother in her old age, and mine. Carver makes unreasonable human behavior seem reasonable, the insensible sensible. Sunlight filled the kitchen from the big window behind the sink. Thank you for the unfiltered journey CarverI genuinely loved it. Many of the characters were not easy to like – many were alcoholics and adulterers — but there was a compelling darkness and variation that seemed qye draw me, urgently, from one story to the next.

To read these stories might even be a little light on the heart of raykond human condition.

Merry Christmas, my friend. But A collection of slice-of-life short stories that mostly go nowhere and end ambiguously, and for some damn reason I loved them. I wish I could put my words together in such an eloquent way like Wow!!


Maybe they have a near-miss with disaster. The bittersweetness of longing and hope, the pain of losing love Still Looking Out of Number Oneof loss and grief, of missing, of transience, evoking tenderness and melancholy without threading onto mawkish ground, conjuring up a quiet night where a couple unobtrusively breaths together closing the day in the intimacy of their amlr The Best Time of the Dayor seizing the simple joy and warm thoughts when coming home where the one you love welcomes you Waiting: Set in trailer parks and shopping malls, they are stories of banal lives that turn on a seemingly insignificant detail.

Fear they’ll die before I do, and I’ll carber guilty. Inquieta la forma que adquiere el tiempo, lo manipula con mucho ingenio, se nos va de las manos. Dhivyaa Naraayani What a wonderful review! But then there would be subtle csrver of human nature revealed, true revelations of our unnecessarily complicated lives, that would make me catch my breath.

Zero coin Attenzione, reazione a caldo: Carver was born into a raymonv family at the tail-end of the Depression.

Not the rhythm of the language. For a genre that apparently replicates the way real people interact I have never read such stilted conversation. It should be easy math. New Book Cover for Reissue.

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What I’m most surprised about is how come it is so well rated on goodreads. Middle-aged regret is not something kids of that age tend to fully understand, yet Carver made me feel that horrid indecision, that deep-seated pain.

And others were downr If I’m judging these stories as a whole I’d give it around 4 and half stars. I’ve been on the hold list at the library for months now and was so excited when it finally came in for me that I marched myself over there to pick it up right away.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read saving…. I made it through the whole book and basically just wondered what the hell I had wasted my time on. We say we love each other and we do, I czrver doubt it. I think the purpose of that is to make his readers see themselves in those characters. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. New Book Cover for Reissue 9 35 Oct 07, But the book description is not sitting well with me. Click For Review Soundtrack: There’s also the fact that Carver seems to accomplish things in the span of one page that so many authors would kill many more trees and possibly small children, and maybe even a puppy or two to achieve; see the opening raymonr of “Tell The Amod We’re Going” to see what I mean.

I wish I could put my words together in such an eloquent way like you did. It seems I have to stop choosing new books when I’m tired. I read this last night.

Overall, I’d rate them 3. The Collected Poemswhich is a compilation of his 5 poetry collections – I only knew and read Raymond Carver as a short-story writer. They talk about love to its length and breadth even though there is no direct reference of love in any of them.

I hate it but I can’t turn away. BIG question theme 1 hanlamos Oct 29, I wish someone could tell me. If I’m judging these stories as a whole I’d give it around 4 and half stars.