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Best Short Stories of Ring Lardner Haircut, The Golden Honeymoon, Champion, Alibi Ike, Horseshoes And 20 Other Stories.

[Ebook] ↠ Best Short Stories of Ring Lardner  Author Ring Lardner – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 346 pages
  • Best Short Stories of Ring Lardner
  • Ring Lardner
  • English
  • 26 December 2017
  • 0684183633

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ Best Short Stories of Ring Lardner Author Ring Lardner – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    He was an sports writer before getting seriously into stories, so there are a few too many sports related ones I could care less about I mean, all are very excellent character studies, deviant and dark, it s just that I can only ta...


  2. says:

    Liked just about this whole collection Just the five stories before the last two fell utterly flat for me, but there s still 300 pages worth of great stories here.Despite the age of these writings, I was chuckling like a fool for most of them Very masculine oriented even the stories that deal with women are handled in a male oriented way, showcasing in particular the chatter craze of girls and, of course, the preference for money rather than love from a man.But it...


  3. says:

    Although I blurbed over the sports oriented stories baseball and boxing , I found the other stories interesting.It was noteable to me to observe what is still the subject of short stories today despair, obnoxiousness, devotion, heartbreak, frustration, cruelty, overcoming adversity, love, the shallowness of others and what is not Lardner s stories do not mention sexual sins or obsessions, have no profanity that I can remember, do not address drug abuse other than alcohol, do not obsess on ba Although I blurbed over the sports oriented stories baseball and boxing , I found the other stories interesting.It was noteable to me to observe what is still the subject of short stories today despair, obnoxiousness, devotion, heartbreak, frustration, cruelty, overcoming adversity, love, the shallowness of others and what is not Lardner s stories do not mention sexual sins or obsessions, have no profanity that I can remember, do not address drug abuse other than alcohol, do not obsess on bad parenting, include no rape, mention other races rarely and only as darkies, and assume traditional sex roles and there is an absence of tv ...


  4. says:

    This is fantastic It s charming as hell All the stories are about dopey baseball players getting tricked into telling old fashion humor tales about baseball by sportwriters or about friends visiting friends who don t like their friends Then there are a few about cheating in golf, a few love letter compilations that end in a break up, and the story Holden Caulfield mentions in Catcher about the traffic cop that falls in love with the speeding driver The humor is old fashioned, but it s charmi This is fantastic It s charming as hell All the stories are about dopey baseball players getting tricked into telling old fashion humor tales about baseball by sportwriters or about friends visiting friends who don t like their friends Then there are a few about cheating in golf, a few love letter compilations that end in a break up, and the story Holden Caulfield mentions in Catcher about the traffic cop that falls in love with the speeding driver The humor is old fashioned, but...


  5. says:

    Hailing from Niles, Michigan, Lardner grew up in a hotbed sports idolatry As such, Lardner s environs made for the perfect sociological climate for You Know Me Al, the comedic rendering of an arrogant, money seeking ath...


  6. says:

    Couldn t get through it, writing was okay but didn t get the stories


  7. says:

    The best stories are a little too mordant to get my real affection but they used to make me laugh The Golden Honeymoon, e.g Haven t rad them for a couple of decades now.


  8. says:

    Reading for the pleasure of reading nuff said Thoroughly enjoyable.


  9. says:

    Original copyright 1915, version 1957 According to the write up, Lardner died in 1933 and is now recognized as one of the bitterest satirists in American literature No wonder I loved it

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