Neville S Observations On Inner And Outer Worlds Deserve A Large Readership Studies In Short Fiction Blending Fictional And Reportorial Technique, Ms Neville Unwinds A Tapestry Of The Indiana Seasons In Scene After Remarkable Scene She Succeeds In Disturbing And Undermining One S Calm Moving Christopher Lehmann Haupt, The New York Times Shrewedly Perceptive Studies Of The Poetics Of Place Neville Pierces The Heart Of This Heart Of The Country, Unloosing Disquieting Images And Poignant Scenes That Cling To Your Memory Belles Lettres If There Is Darkness In This Vision There Is Also Compassion, A Lucid And Inclusive Civility Born Of Remembering How Fragile Are The Houses Of Our Lives Arts Indiana A Collection Of Essays, Works Of Fiction And Blends Of Those Two Genres, Indiana Winter Is A Poetic And Disturbing Interpretation Of Phenomena Familiar To Most Of Neville S Fellow Hoosiers So Familiar, In Fact, That We May Not Really See Them As A Plunge Into The Blackness And Glare Of The Examined Life, Indiana Winter Is A Testament To Courage Dan Carpenter, Indianapolis Star These Stories And Essays Are Filled With Great Emotion And Affection For The People And The Land We Ve Come To Know As The Hoosier State Minneapolis Star Tribune A Book That Is Firmly And Honestly Rooted In Region, Yet Finds In Its Careful And Lyrical Examination Of Indiana S People And Places Truths That Move The Prose Pieces Away From Simple Regionalism Syca ReviewA Sensitive Writer S Imaginative Essay Stories About Spiritual Boundaries And Values In The State Of Indiana And Everywhere. Indiana Winter is not often a phrase that makes people happy I think this book will be an exception to that rule Susan Neville portrays the people and places of Indiana with the tender grace of someone deeply in love and yet not blinded by it Her imagery is profound and clear the color red is described in one place as the color between your fingertips if placed over a flashlight, and elsewhere three red headed children are described as three matches waiting to be lit This is good writing.Yes, I love Ind
Neville contributes mightily to what Scott Russell Sanders called a literature of inhabitation as opposed to the literature of exile of the Midwest s not so distant past This is a wonderful collection that Hoosier writers and readers can be proud of, and that open minded, curiou
Some lovely writing here, and it certainly captures the sense of this place, these people.It s possible that reading this book during the middle of a rural Indiana winter snowstorm is just a little too much. I would give it negative stars if possible Book club pick Didn t really care for it Just really no connection with anything I felt detached from the book while reading it.
- 272 pages
- Indiana Winter (Indiana)
- Susan Neville
- 23 May 2017 Susan Neville