The Kissing Man (2020)

The Kissing Man George Elliott The Kissing Man The Kissing Man is a classic short story sequence of eleven set in southwestern Ontario in the middle of the twentieth century The rural setting is real and recognizable the dry goods store the Quee
  • Title: The Kissing Man
  • Author: George Elliott
  • ISBN: 9780771034657
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
The Kissing Man George Elliott The Kissing Man is a classic short story sequence of eleven, set in southwestern Ontario in the middle of the twentieth century The rural setting is real and recognizable the dry goods store, the Queen s Hotel, the mill pond, the axe handle factory, the Anglican cemetery, and the barber shop The stories are other worldly fables or fairy tales, mixing the everyday with The Kissing Man is a classic short story sequence of eleven, set in southwestern Ontario in the middle of the twentieth century The rural setting is real and recognizable the dry goods store, the Queen s Hotel, the mill pond, the axe handle factory, the Anglican cemetery, and the barber shop The stories are other worldly fables or fairy tales, mixing the everyday with the extraordinary and the mundane with the marvellous.The kissing man appears mysteriously and transforms the lives of the lonely He doesn t cure them of their fear or need but he provides small moments of solace with his compassion and understanding.
The Kissing Man George Elliott

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  1. C.

    The first time I disliked literature that was praised, I wondered if I was missing a scholarly trait that made others appreciative However I confidently understand that some oeuvres do not fulfill what I value in literature I see merit in other things, thus low marks are rare Among elements George Elliott could control, did I like his suite No I disliked too much about The Kissing Man , hence a one star grade A portion of feedback certainly reflects personal enjoyment but I would have graded hig [...]

  2. Julie

    This was an interesting collection of short stories, many of which I read a couple of time to get the full feel of the story and the heart of what the author was trying to say to the reader Even now I think I could re read the entire collection and still not comprehend all the hidden meaning to these individual stories I m not sure if the author intended to create a very profound collection of stories, or if they are to be taken for their face value, either way these stories are ones to be savou [...]

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