Some trick

13 stories
  • 197 Pages
  • 3.32 MB
  • 5675 Downloads
  • English
by
Short st
StatementHelen DeWitt
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.E92945 A6 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 197 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26957099M
ISBN 100811227820
ISBN 139780811227827
LC Control Number2017055363
OCLC/WorldCa1014006639

Some Trick: Thirteen Stories by Helen DeWitt is a collection of short stories all focusing on people who are very intelligent in one way or another. They struggle with money, compulsions or simply with everyday life.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. • Helen DeWitt's new story collection seems less like a book.

The 13 stories in Some Trick are full of this kind of figure, so much so that the book comes to read like a disguised confession. How do you get a complacent world to stop talking and pay attention. Some Trick suggests that the answer involves stubbornness, oddity, and a great deal of talent.

— Adam Kirsch. The artist-characters in “Some Trick,” Helen DeWitt’s new collection of bitingly hilarious stories, discover that integrity and commercial success are incompatible, or at most a fluke. Some Trick: Thirteen Stories, Hardcover by Dewitt, Helen, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Presents a collection of short stories which focuses on misfits, artists, and intellectuals, and the perils and contradictions of.

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Her jumping-off points might be statistics, romance, the art world's piranha tank, games of chance and games of skill, the travails of publishing, or success. Her recently published book of 13 short stories, “Some Trick,” covers these fields and others.

It is a delicious combination of Ionesco’s absurd, Nabokov’s erudite wit and Waugh’s satire. Some Trick July 4, PM - by Helen DeWitt - Subscribe A collection of thirteen short stories, loosely linked together by the tension between artists, their interests, and the individuals who want to help/compel them into financial success.

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