Pale Horse, Pale Rider The Selected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
|Author:||Katherine Anne Porter|
A collection that gathers together Pulitzer Prize-winning short fiction, including "Pale Horse, Pale Rider", where a young woman lies in a fever during the influenza epidemic, her childhood memories mingling with fears for her fiance on his way to war, and "Noon Wine", a haunting story of tragedy and scandal on a small dairy farm in Texas.
Katherine Anne Porter's short stories are unsurpassed in modern fiction -- Robert Penn Porter writes English of a purity and precision almost unique in contemporary fiction - Edmund Wilson She solves the essential problem: how to satisfy exhaustively in writing briefly - V.S. Pritchett Porter's stories take accurate and deadly aim... dazzling - The New York Times