The Angel of Rome

Harper

9780062868114

STARRED REVIEW

The Angel of Rome

The tales in Jess Walter‘s The Angel of Rome and Other Stories aren‘t easily categorized, but each one provides a refreshingly honest glimpse into what it means to be alive.

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Review of ‘The Angel of Rome’

If it were possible to sum up Jess Walter's The Angel of Rome and Other Stories in a word, it would be humane. In the 12 wide-ranging, consistently empathetic stories that compose his second collection, he creates a memorable assortment of characters who bump up against life's inevitable obstacles, large and small, then stumble through…

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