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post modern Penthouse Letters One story Dexter s Song even co opts the modern Penthouse Letters One story Dexter s Song even co opts the I didn t think this would ever happen to me line The shortest stories are the most satisfying I really dug the opening tale but several ramble on mundanely without a hook The final story has a poignancy. With a hearty helping of Detroit rit the stories in Stiff pay homage to a city turned upside down by economic abandonment Steve Hughes pushes the boundaries of realism creating situations that seem odd and otherworldly In his Detroit witches cast spells to improve their husbands chickens row from seeds and house painters with anger management issue.
Detroit and one of its treasured neighborhoods Hamtramck Every story ranges from a few pages to 14 so you can enjoyand one of its treasured neighborhoods Hamtramck Every story ranges from a few pages to 14 so you can enjoy is short bursts or finish the whole thing in an evening And what an evening it would be Get your cheap beer play a scratchy record and enjoy. Rendezvous In Dexter's Song a drug addicted saxophone player meets a bored suburban woman who ives him her ex boyfriend's sax which unleashes a series of disasters but the instrument is so fine so perfect that when he holds it to his lips he can do no wrongReaders of contemporary fiction will enjoy this inventive and evocative collection of stories.