By A Frozen River
The Short Stories of Norman LevineBook - 2000
This collection of short stories comes from one of Canada's most celebrated authors. Norman Levine has been publishing fiction for the last 25 years. His stories have an international reputation and have been published and translated all over the world. Norman Levine has long been established as one of Canada's best-known short story writers. His signature use of sparse prose and poetic language has lifted the art of short story writing to a higher form. Norman Levine's stories have been translated in various languages throughout the world and have appeared in a wide variety of literary journals and magazines. By a Frozen River centers on the life of a Canadian writer living abroad who relives his youth through trips back to Canada and visits from various Canadian relatives. The narrator of these stories effortlessly recalls his past and the reader participates with pleasure in these journeys, sharing experiences of fulfillment, disappointment and nostalgia. One doesn't easily leave Levine's stories behind. As the narrator of "Champagne Barn" says in the concluding line: "I would carry that sound with me long after I left."
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