Review: <i>The Maytrees</i> by Annie Dillard

Today, in January Magazine’s fiction section, contributing editor Diane Leach reviews The Maytrees by Annie Dillard. Leach says:

What kept me going were Dillard’s sentences. She is — or was — one of the best in the business. Dillard’s prose is breathtaking; her metaphors, to borrow from her lexicon, enough to knock you out. The sea is “a monster with a lace hem.” Pete’s “fondness for humans did not extend to girls, who were less interesting than frogs, and noisier.” Lou “opened her days like a piñata.

The full review is here.

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