Kathie said: I picked this book of short stories off the shelf to read, and discovered, just as I started, that. The stories capture moments of time with individuals very effectively and each story has a good sense of place and time. Ms. Borsky's writing style is quite visual, with lots of very clear details that make the people and places vivid. However I picked this book of short stories off the shelf to read, and discovered, just as I started, that I had read it before. Apparently, not as memorable as one would hope. ) Nevertheless, I have revisited the stories, most of which I only vaguely remembered
With this new collection of nine seamlessly told stories, Mary Borsky demonstrates why she is one of our very best practitioners of the short fiction form. These exquisitely drawn and poignant tales are about women who lead ordinary lives, but who strive for independence and identity, who seek fulfillment in love, but who are often checked by uncertainty, fear, family, children, parents, and lovers.
Cobalt Blue is a completely engaging collection of stories from a most gifted writer. Like Raymond Carver, Mary Borsky has a stunning gift for quiet devastation. She writes about the disappointments and bewilderment at the heart of life with a puzzled, aching sense of wonder. Elizabeth Hay, author of Garbo Laughs and A Student of Weather. Mary Borsky writes with sly humour; you step back and it knocks you over. Her images swoop in, startle and surprise. But there is also an underlying current of suppressed panic, imminent disaster
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With this new collection of nine seamlessly told stories, Mary Borsky demonstrates why she is one of our very best practitioners of the short fiction form. With this new collection of nine seamlessly told stories, Mary Borsky demonstrates why she is one of our very best practitioners of the short fiction form.
Fans of Mary Borsky’s first short-story collection, Influence of the Moon, will be pleased to see that in two stories from her new collection, she revisits not only the characters of Irene Lychenko and her family, but also the setting of Salt Prairie, Alberta. The Ukrainian Shirt opens the collection, with a young Irene bringing her new, and obviously out-of-place, anthropologist husband home to meet her family.
Tundra author MARY BORSKY is from High Prairie, Alberta . Her fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, and her adult short story collections, Influence of the Moon and Cobalt Blue are critically acclaimed. In 2006, The New Quarterly magazine named Mary Borsky one of the best-loved living Canadian writers. Mary Borsky lives in Ottawa. Sign me up for news about Mary Borsky. Books by Mary Borsky.
Books by Mary Borsky. Benny Bensky and the Parrot-Napper. by Mary Borsky and Linda Hendry.
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Cobalt Blue: Stories. ISBN 10: 9780887622762. ISBN 13: 9780887622762.