Dangerous Laughter by Steven Millhauser audiobook

Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories

By Steven Millhauser
Read by various narrators

Recorded Books, Inc.
9.40 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In this acclaimed collection of short stories, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Millhauser shares the dark suspense and humor that have gained him a cult following. Millhauser's imagination and creativity are on full display with stories featuring artists gone mad, egomaniacal architects, and a historical society that's given up its chronicling of history. Characterized by "phenomenal clarity and rapacious movement" each story "focuses on the misery wrought by misdirected human desire and ambition." (Publishers Weekly)

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Summary

Summary

An ALA Notable Book

In this acclaimed collection of short stories, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Millhauser shares the dark suspense and humor that have gained him a cult following. Millhauser's imagination and creativity are on full display with stories featuring artists gone mad, egomaniacal architects, and a historical society that's given up its chronicling of history. Characterized by "phenomenal clarity and rapacious movement" each story "focuses on the misery wrought by misdirected human desire and ambition." (Publishers Weekly)

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Remarkable…Not just brilliant but prescient.” New York Times Book Review
“[An] absorbing, impeccably imagined collection.” Entertainment Weekly
“Readers seeking the perfect introduction to Pulitzer Prize–winning author Steven Millhauser need look no further…Dangerous Laughter draws on every facet of his imagination…It’s more akin to music-making than storytelling.” Seattle Times

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Author

Author Bio: Steven Millhauser

Author Bio: Steven Millhauser

Steven Millhauser is an American novelist and short story writer. His novel Martin Dressler won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the National Book Award. He won The Story Prize in 2011 for We Others: New and Selected Stories.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English