Women in their beds : new and selected stories

by Gina Berriault

Hardcover, 1996




Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, 1996.


Thirty-five stories. In The Stone Boy, a boy becomes a different person after accidentally killing his brother, The Infinite Passage of Expectation is on an unfulfilled romance between a girl and a septuagenarian, and A Dream of Fair Women is on cheating in marriage.

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LibraryThing member MiserableLibrarian
A well-written collection of thirty-five stories about women. One reviewer calls them “tautly emotional, acutely intelligent, and, ultimately, humane.” The endings are never happy, and reading them was sometimes exhausting. Yet there is hope and courage to be found in each of them, amidst the
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suffering and disappointments that are part of the human condition.
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LibraryThing member William345
Have only read the first and title story so far, which is hilarious and moving. Look forward to reading the others.



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