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Es an all consuming war on the raccoons living in the woods around their house A young artist devotes himself to a wealthy malicious gossip knowing that it’s just a matter of time before she turns on himIn this new collection of short stories acclaimed author Paul Theroux explores the tenuous leadership of the elite and the surprising revenge of the overlooked Mr Bones by Paul Theroux is a very highly recommended wonderfully descriptive collection of twenty short stories There should be a story that will appeal to almost everyone in these masterfully well written stories many of which take common place occurrences and put a twist on themThe collection includesMinor Watt A wealthy man destroys his priceless treasure simply because he can Mr Bones A mild mannered father has a drastic and startling personality changeOur Raccoon Year A plague of raccoons changes a family s already fluid dynamicsMrs Everest A painter meets a gallery owner who courts his company even though she doesn t like his work Another Necklace An author has a secret Incident in the Oriente An overseas contractor wields his influence over those he employs Rip It Up Anxious pimply fourteen year olds devise a plan to extract retribution on their bullies Siamese Nights A man is assigned to work in Bangkok where he keeps a pictorial diary of drawings and meets someone special Nowadays the Dead Don t Die A man in the bush is asked to take a man with no family to the hospital When the ill man dies on the way he is unceremoniously buried but then things begin to go wrong Autostop Summer A writer visits Italy and recalls a trip there many years ago Voices of Love This is a collection of short vignettes first person flash fiction of unfaithful peopleThe Furies A man marries a much younger woman and his past begins to catch up with him Rangers Scam artists hook up and hit the road Action A young man runs an errand for his father who is very protective of him Long Story Short Another collection of short first person flash fiction stories that feature young men coming of ageNeighbor Islands A Hawaiian police officer catches his wife in a compromising position and then the incident is looked at from several viewpoints The Traveler s Wife A travel writer s wife starts expressing her opinions The First World A wealthy man retires to Nantucket where he wishes to build his dream house Heartache An elderly writer dies in the deep South I m the Meat You re the Knife A man who is back in his home town for his father s funeral visits his old English teacher who is dying Disclosure My Kindle edition was courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt via Netgalley for review purposes

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Mr Bones

A dark and bitingly humorous collection of short stories from the “brilliantly evocative” Time Paul Theroux A family watches in horror as their patriarch transforms into the singing wise cracking lead of an old timey minstrel show A renowned art collector relishes publicly destroying his most valuable pieces Two boys stand by helplessly as their father stag A very enjoyable collection of short stories about broken people The characters range from mentally ill to filled with vengeance to spineless individuals who can t fight for their own lives Unless you re into this kind of literature you ll probably be very annoyed no story in here has a positive outcome or even implies positive things about humanity

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He shows us humanity possessed consumed by its own desire and compulsion always with his carefully honed eye for detail and the subtle idiosyncrasies that bring his characters to life Searing dark and sure to unsettle Mr Bones is a stunning new display of Paul Theroux’s “fluent faintly sinister powers of vision and imagination” John Updike The New Yorker Mr Bones Paul Theroux s hand is deft and at times brilliant in this collection of stories I particularly like his brief fiction that is a page or two In the volume are one or two stinkers in the twenty stories but when he is good oh my he is good Of course he is the finest travel writer we have had in the English language He uses various locales to his advantage particularly Bangkok and Maine Theroux is a treasure


10 thoughts on “Mr Bones

  1. says:

    The first thing you should know is that many of these stories have already been published in The New Yorker the Atlantic and other esteemed magazine The second thing is that they’re good – deceptively simple powerful and in the end unsettlingTake the eponymous story Mr Bones for example On the surface it’s about a cowered husband and father – a shoe salesman – who has become nearly invisible to those around

  2. says:

    A very enjoyable collection of short stories about broken people The characters range from mentally ill to filled with vengeance to spineless individuals who can't fight for their own lives Unless you're into this kind of literature you'll probably be very annoyed no story in here has a positive outcome or even implies positive things about humanity

  3. says:

    I received this book as part of a Goodreads First Reads GiveawayI barely got halfway through this book before I put it down and just couldn't make myself pick it up again The characters in each of the stories I read were n

  4. says:

    Mr Bones by Paul Theroux is a very highly recommended wonderfully descriptive collection of twenty short stories There should be a story that will appeal to almost everyone in these masterfully well written stories many o

  5. says:

    Theroux is a gifted writer; this is my first time reading him and it's great to discover a new author He is capable of creating complex character and inspiring a range of emotions in the reader This is hard enough to do when writing a novel much less short stories; no word is wasted and nothing is overwroughtheavy handed eitherA few stories were very brief and a bit outre; they left a lot to interpretation which might frustrate

  6. says:

    Something gets lost here between the idea and the execution Every story begins with a provocative concept include several insightful paragraphs and observations only to bog down in unnecessary description and explication

  7. says:

    Mr Bones Paul Theroux’s hand is deft and at times brilliant in this collection of stories I particularly like his brief fiction that is a p

  8. says:

    This is my first foray into Theroux's shorter works Until now I've been immersed in his travel writing and novels So this

  9. says:

    Theroux Paul Mr Bones Twenty Stories Houghton Mifflin Harcourt New York 2014 359pp27“Art is swindle” counseled the German refug

  10. says:

    That Theroux is known to be a travel writer is evident from the tropical settings for these tales However what i

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