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ISBN: 0316083593 / ISBN-13: 9780316083591

On with the Story: Stories

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A collection of twelve interwoven episodes based upon the conversations of a middle-aged couple whose time together is coming to an end.

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  • On with the Story: Stories (Back Bay Books) – Trade paperback (1997)
    by Professor John Barth

    On with the Story: Stories

    Trade paperback, Back Bay Books
    1997
    English
    272 pages

    ISBN: 0316083593
    ISBN-13: 9780316083591

    Using the venerable literary device of the bedtime story, which links fictions as different as The Arabian Nights and Charlotte's Web, John Barth ingeniously interweaves stories from an ongoing, high-spirited but deadly serious nocturnal game of tale-telling by a more or less desperate loving couple vacationing at their "last resort." As Scheherazade spun out her bedtime stories to save her life, the narrator of On with the Story spins out his to postpone The End, and to explore en route - wittily, mournfully, tenderly - ... Show more

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