So many great words
What spectacular sentences! What inspired construction, tossed out with cavalier abandon! And WORDS! So many great words, some joined into elegant adjectival clauses: Like his turgid clogs and kissy embouchures shared in the chapped summer air of the Northwest, Nathaniel Barber's stories have three-dimensional plotting ripped from his well-examined life experiences. Barber's compact storytelling is compelling, filled with breathtaking contradictions, and will grow upon you like unsolicited robotic advances. Buy it now. Read it now. You won't be sorry.