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The Burning Glass: Stories Helen Norris

The Burning Glass: Stories

Helen Norris

Published November 1st 1992
ISBN : 9780807117903
Hardcover
193 pages
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The burning glass of the title of Helen Norris third book of short fiction is an archaic expression for the magnifying glass, and the metaphor is entirely appropriate. For a burning glass not only makes small things large, but focused long andMoreThe burning glass of the title of Helen Norris third book of short fiction is an archaic expression for the magnifying glass, and the metaphor is entirely appropriate. For a burning glass not only makes small things large, but focused long and precisely enough, it sets the magnified object on fire. And indeed, these nine superb stories are illuminated by the incandescence of words-and hearts-set ablaze.