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D sophisticated the real and fantastical Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Ye A phenomenal short story collection by a writer whom I have admired and read with respect and admiration since I first encountered him Randall Kenan died a couple of days ago after publishing a new book of stories that I have not read yet But reviewing this book feels like a way to find some solace in his passing Randall s writing was exuisite the world of his stories is beautiful the last story in this volume is a transcendent piece of short fiction He was a child of eastern North Carolina as I am As a writer he reminded me of Toni Morrison and Faulkner though Faulkner is someone of whom I am not so fond any Maybe also of Nordan in the way his writing blends reality and extra reality He will be greatly missed But his work will always be with us

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Let the Dead Bury Their Dead

Set in North Carolina these are stories about blacks and whites young and old rural an Very edgy Against the grain in every way possible and I loved it Randall has a gem here

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Ar nominated for the 1992 National Book Critics Circle Award and given the Lambda Awar Magnetic and intoxicating Mystical sensual warmly southern and eerie One of my favorite books I have ever readHow I would imagine the lovechild of Edgar Allen Poe s stories Toni Morrison s Song of Solomon Harper Lee s TKAM Mary Reufle s Trances of the Blast and Vonnegut s early books I am completely immersed in Tims Creek NC It exists There is some magic there the lingering magic of a powerful past and people with their eyes open enough to acknowledge it Kenan addresses homophobia racism and incest without once breaking the tone of the work He has created a real town full of real people with a deep and rich history This book carries both folklore and truth I am inspired I am in love I am ashamed I am proudly rooted in my southernnessRead it For your own soul read it


10 thoughts on “Let the Dead Bury Their Dead

  1. says:

    Time for a re read of this one of the best collections ever

  2. says:

    The book a collection of short stories centers on the residents of Tims Creek NC and has me looking at people in the grocery store differently I mean EVERYONE has some freakishly interesting story in their life yes and that's the rock Kenan flips roots around beneath A minister eulogizes at his mistresses' funeral a kid interprets the speech of a pig a 51 year old woman has an affair with a 19 year old a boy spends time with his

  3. says:

    Very edgy Against the grain in every way possible and I loved it Randall has a gem here

  4. says:

    SIX WORD REVIEW Clarence and the Dead whoo boy

  5. says:

    A phenomenal short story collection by a writer whom I have admired and read with respect and admiration since I

  6. says:

    This has become one of my favorite books of all time Let the Ded Bury Their Dead by Randall Kenan is a collection of short stories that are set in a rural town in North CarolinaIssues of race religion family and sexuality arise in the book and how relationships between each people have affected their past and their future I loved

  7. says:

    One of my favorite short story collections Funny sexy twisted sad or completely free from the bounds of classification Loved it

  8. says:

    All of the short stories in this book are very carefully crafted and all center the experiences of people usually black people in or from the fictional small town of Tims Creek North Carolina Different narrative forms are used in different s

  9. says:

    Magnetic and intoxicating Mystical sensual warmly southern and eerie One of my favorite books I have ever readHow I would imagine the lovechild of Edgar Allen Poe's stories Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon Harper Lee's TKAM Mary Reufle's Trances of the Blast and Vonnegut's early books I am completely immersed in

  10. says:

    This book emanates a wild energy; even though some stories are weaker than others all has an excellent flow and a personality The way

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