Timothy Findley { Ebook } Dust to Dust Stories

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T new collection of short stories his first since the highly acclaimed Stones Timothy Findley weaves his storytelling spell around a thematically linked collection of stories that move literally from dust to dust Readers will remember Vanessa Van Home the elderly detective from The Telling of Lies now involved in a murder mystery where a corpse confounds the line between the magical and the mundane And the unforgettable Rosedale couple from Findleys Minna and Bragg stories. When reading these unusual short stories one knows that Timothy Findlay has been there he knows exactly what he s talking about A master of creating a story between the lines by what he leaves out his pointed dialogue doesn t describe it guides the reader to fill in the blanks I was particularly engrossed by the stories of homosexuality and how explicit they were the language surprised me but then I ve never been in situ with a group of gay men Like I say he s been there and knows what he s writing about one of my favourite authors

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Dust to Dust Stories

Who reappear in two haunting tales In the stories that make up All Must Come to Dust we are taken into the ancient cultures of Europe and there confronted by our preconceived notions of what constitutes history and memoryEach work in Dust to Dust is a beautifully rendered showcase for Timothy Findley's immense talent in evoking a time a place and a mood With their European settings these stories render a territory formerly unexplored by Findley in his Short Fiction repertoi. Dust to Dust is a collection of nine short stories written by Timothy Findley prior to the year 2000 I guessed the outcome of The Madonna of the Cherry Trees but was surprised by the ending of Abracadaver I highly recommend Infidelity uotations from the back cover Dust is everywhere but what is it Is it the dust of death blowing across a Mediterranean island and etched by the footprints of a small boy Is it the fine but offending particles on the wings of angels and archangels so carefully brushed away by the Vergerine sisters in the nave of t

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Is it the dust of death blowing across a Mediterranean island and etched by the footprints of a small boy who seems to be a disturbing emblem of his parents' unhappy marriage Or the fine but offending dirt that is dealt with so tidily by a diligent hausfrau almost as tidily as her fellow neighbors rationalize a brutal crime In Dust to Dust Timothy Findley is a master of mortality and the powerful yet often imperceptible bond it forges with memory and realityIn this brillian. A lovely collection of poignant stories themed around death and mortality interwoven with observations on marriage sex history gay identity and the act of writing Though I found some of the stories a bit banal Findley starts off strong with Dust surprises readers in the middle with Abracadaver and saves the best for last with the powerful The Madonna of the Cherry Trees


10 thoughts on “Dust to Dust Stories

  1. says:

    A bit consistent a collection than Stones darker moodiera sensual literary experience all around

  2. says:

    A lovely collection of poignant stories themed around death and mortality interwoven with observations on marriage sex history gay identity and the act of writing Though I found some of the stories a bit banal Findley starts off strong with Dust surprises readers in the middle with Abracadaver and saves the best for last with the po

  3. says:

    I've read several of Findley's novels but this is my first foray into short fiction and well worth the journey Given the title it's not surprise that these stories are linked by deaths murder massacre drowning cancers AIDS genocide The characters are vibrant even though at least one had been killed off in an earlier work

  4. says:

    When reading these unusual short stories one knows that Timothy Findlay has been there; he knows exactly what he's talking about A master of creating a story between the lines by what he leaves out his pointed dialogue doesn't describe; it guides the reader to fill in the blanks I was particularly engrossed by

  5. says:

    There are so many lines in Timothy Findley's stories that I love to re write somewhere and read every once in a while He doesn't shy away fro

  6. says:

    What a delightful day read Dark and phenomenally written A true master

  7. says:

    Dust to Dust is a collection of nine short stories written by Timothy Findley prior to the year 2000 I guessed the outcome of The Madonna of the Cherry Trees but was surprised by the ending of Abracadaver I highly recommend Infidelity uotations from the back cover Dust is everywhere but what is it? Is it the dust of death blowing across a Mediterranean island and etched by the footprints of a small boy? Is it the fine

  8. says:

    35 STARSIs it the dust of death blowing across a Mediterranean island and etched by the footprints of a small boy who seems to be a disturbing emblem of his parents' unhappy marriage? Or the fine but offending dirt that is dealt with so tidily by a diligent hausfrau almost as tidily as her fellow neighbors rationalize a brutal crime? In Dus

  9. says:

    If half the stories didn't have gays in them it might be worth recommending So tiresome to read the self obsession of these kind of people Is Findley gay?

  10. says:

    Jeff and I read this way back 2k3 originally recommended by Deloney and then a thread was put up at Wild City Books n' Movies by Nicole httpwildcityproboardscomindexcI enjoyed it and I seem to remember Jeff did tooThe Late Timothy

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