A heartbreaking collection of stories from one of America's finest living writers.
James Salter is the author of numerous books, including the novels Solo Faces, Light Years, A Sport and a Pastime, The Arm of Flesh (revised as Cassada), The Hunters and All That Is; the memoirs Gods of Tin and Burning the Days; the collections Dusk and Other Stories, which won the 1989 PEN/Faulkner Award, and Last Night, which won the Rea Award for the Short Story and the PEN/Malamud Award; andLife Is Meals: A Food Lover's Book of Days, written with Kay Salter. He lives in New York and Colorado.
'James Salter is a master of the great American short story . . .
Extraordinarily subtle, precise and elegant' The Times
'He has written three books that everyone should read before they die . . . Last Night is a deeply gratifying reminder of what reading is for' Independent
'Breathtaking . . . Salter's stories are masterpieces of poise and clarity . . . Hugely enjoyable and endlessly stimulating' Metro, 5-star review
'There is a steady hum of eroticism beneath his narrative and in the voluptuous restraint of his style. What else can I say? I highly recommend it' Daily Telegraph
Remarkable . . . Fictions set apart not just by their concision, watchfulness and lucidity, but also by the understated way they communicate the trickle effect of betrayal * Sunday Times *