When the Nines Roll Over: And Other Stories

When the Nines Roll Over: And Other Stories by David Benioff 0452286646 9780452286641
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?ully lives up to expectations . . . Story collections aren? always high on readers?to-do lists these days. This one should be.?San Francisco ChronicleIn When the Nines Roll Over, David Benioff uses humor and rich characterizations to explore the sometimes thrilling, sometimes pathetic emotional lives of a diverse set of characters. Over the course of eight stories, we are introduced to a host of young people on the cusp of discovery and loss. As he evokes the various states of agony and pleasure?umiliation, rebellion, camaraderie, and desire?enioff displays a profound understanding of the transformative power of a single moment and how sadness can be illuminated by a humorous flip side. When the Nines Roll Overconfirms the promise of a gifted writer emerging as a storytelling force.?n ace storyteller . . . ?he Devil Comes to Orekhovo?. . . may be the best Hemingway story Hemingway never wrote.?Entertainment Weekly

Author: David Benioff

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 240

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2005-10-25


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