The American Chekhov' Sunday Times
One of America's most original, truest voices' Salman Rushdie
This fascinating collection contains the original, unedited stories Raymond Carver wrote for what became - at the hands of his editor Gordon Lish - What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
A definitive edition of Raymond Carver's legendary and controversial stories, including never before seen versions.
Here is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty, utterly free of pretence. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart' Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
'A very moving book, a wonderful historical possession, as well as a storehouse of brilliant poems, weighted, alert, alive' - Ruth Padel, Poetry Book Society
All the stories in Cathedral are different; some funny, some hauntingly sad. Each has its own individual and curious power' Daily Telegraph
This book contains the nine stories and one poem on which Robert Altman has based his film Short Cuts.
'Elephant is superb and suggests how much he still had to give' Ian McEwan
Where I'm Calling From, with the author's original introduction, is the essential Raymond Carver story collection.