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The Color Master: Stories (2013)

by Aimee Bender(Favorite Author)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 4
0385534892 (ISBN13: 9780385534895)
review 1: After I read the first story or two in this book I wanted to put it down. I felt since I received a free copy that I should at least finish the book to give a fair review. So, I finished the book. I felt that the stories left me feeling sad, confused, and many times just thinking "huh?". I did not understand where the author was going with many of the stories, like I missed something. It just may be that I am not the intended audience for this book.
review 2: Some stories were beautiful, some forgettable. I laughed out loud a few times, and there was a sufficient number of twisted scenarios that I've come to love about Aimee Bender. While I mostly enjoyed reading this collection when I was able to get to it, it didn't quite have the quality of insisting that I
... morekeep at it...I think mainly because there was less magical realism than her other short story collections. Still a fan though, and still looking forward to more of her work. less
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I didn't love the last story, The Devourers, but enjoyed the others. Aimee Bender has great style.
I won this book through first reads, and it was a good book, just wasn't my style.
Beautiful writing
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