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The Watchful Gods And Other Stories

The Watchful Gods And Other Stories This edition of Walter Van Tilburg Clark s collection of short stories which includes Hook Clark s most renowned story makes these pieces available again to a new generation of readers Critic John R

  • Title: The Watchful Gods And Other Stories
  • Author: Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • ISBN: 9780874176018
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback
  • This edition of Walter Van Tilburg Clark s collection of short stories which includes Hook, Clark s most renowned story makes these pieces available again to a new generation of readers.Critic John R Milton once said that Walter Van Tilburg Clark did perhaps than anyone else to define in his fiction the mode of perception, the acquisition of knowledge, and the sThis edition of Walter Van Tilburg Clark s collection of short stories which includes Hook, Clark s most renowned story makes these pieces available again to a new generation of readers.Critic John R Milton once said that Walter Van Tilburg Clark did perhaps than anyone else to define in his fiction the mode of perception, the acquisition of knowledge, and the style which we tend to call Western In 1950, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, author of the acclaimed novel The Ox Bow Incident, published a collection of short stories that had already won distinction in various national magazines The collection was well received by reviewers, and subsequent critics have noted that these stories reflect both Clark s literary power and the major concerns of his novels the interior and intuitive complexities of good and evil, and the fragile, intricate web that connects humankind to the rest of the natural world.A foreword by Ann Ronald, one of the West s most astute literary critics, sets the stories into the context of Clark s oeuvre and illuminates the way they reveal crucial characteristics of this writer s imagination.

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    1. The Watchful Gods, since it's novella length, looms over and judges the other stories in this book, so despite being brilliantly conceived, is rather tough to get through. It seems like every single thought and second lived of the boy's life is accounted for.The other stories have a lot to offer though. I especially loved The Buck in the Hills, a story that really reflects some themes Clark has used in his novels; I'm appreciative of stories where there is a clear line drawn of moral and immoral [...]

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