Fast Forward and Other Stories by Delia De SantisFast Forward and Other Stories by Delia De Santis

Fast Forward and Other Stories

byDelia De Santis

Paperback | April 1, 2008

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With an economy of words, De Santis builds tension in her short stories. She has a rare talent for reproducing realistic dialogue, dialogue that allows the reader insight into the motivation of her protagonists and the people on the periphery of their world. Her intriguing stories linger in the reader's mind long after the last page has been turned. The stories by Delia De Santis, so simply written yet so intricate and complex with feelings, are like drawing a curtain to look in upon a scene filled with latent turbulence.<_o3a_p>

Delia De Santis was born in Italy and immigrated to Canada with her family when she was thirteen. Her writing has been published in magazines in Canada, England, Italy, and the USA, including The Anthology of Italian Canadian Writing (Guernica, 1998), Pillars of Lace (Guernica, 1998), In all directions (Canadian Authors Association and...
Title:Fast Forward and Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:151 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:April 1, 2008Publisher:Longbridge BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0980970008

ISBN - 13:9780980970005

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply written yet intricate and complex The stories by Delia Desants, so simply written yet so intricate and complex with feelings, are like drawing a curtain to look upon a scene filled with latent turbulance. De Santis is a master at luring in her readers with the everyday: short snipets if ordinary lives which camouflage not so ordinary feelings and events.
Date published: 2009-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Wonderful Collection of Stories Quite frankly, this is a really good book that should be read by all lovers of short fiction.
Date published: 2008-08-24