Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Fires
Raymond Carver

£8.99

Fires is the best introduction to the full range and humanity of Carver’s writing. It contains four essays, including a moving memoir od his father’s working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor John Gardner, and the title essay about the influences on his writing life; fifty poems, many of them not collected elsewhere; and seven stories, including three from the early collection Furious Seasons.

Paperback, 208pp
Vintage Classics, 2009 (1983)
ISBN 9780099530367