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Gryphon: New and Selected Stories
Gryphon brings together sixteen classics with seven new stories, gryohon us the most complete portrait of his achievement. One of our best storytellers. The early stories are terrific, and the new stories are terrific.
Often, in this type of retrospective, it is obvious how much a writer has matured and developed. Baxter brings to his masterful stories a quirky slant born of the straight-faced humor of the Midwest.
The results, always complex, can be surprising: Baxter is a melancholy expert craftsman. And yet his delicately carved slices of life contain a surprising amount of detail and depth. Never strikes a false note.
Gryphon is a fine introduction for Baxter novices and an exciting cjarles for connoisseurs. Baxter exemplifies how entertainment and enlightenment come together in good fiction.
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