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Sharp and quizzical look at human experience
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Pull of the Moon
by Julie Paul
Brindle & Glass, 2014
$19.95; 184 pages
Reviewed by Margaret Thompson in the Coastal Spectator:
"If fiction serves to map what makes us human, the short story may represent those small regions, shown in contrasting colour to demonstrate their position vis à vis the larger country or continent, and magnified to reveal their complexities in more detail. In her second collection of short stories, Julie Paul surveys the minutiae of human relationships with a sharp and quizzical eye...[more]"
And from The Star:
"Modern short stories can be plotless, pretentious and downright irritating. This isn’t a problem with the work of Vancouver writer Paul, who writes insightful and entertaining stories, often with a West Coast connection. Her male central characters tend to be good men felled by grief. Her women can be loopy and fanciful. This new collection of 12 stories doesn’t disappoint."
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