Roxana RobinsonPaper: $14.95
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|Paper Publication Date:||08/01/1995|
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|E-book Publication Date:||03/12/2013|
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Robinson's writing is almost flawless. She is a sharp observer . . . [who] goes after emotions we want to understand – fragile love, nervous lust, coldness, and regret.
Dramatic, fast-paced, boasting both engaging characters and an optimistic resolution of its conflict, this well-written novel will make good summer reading.
[A] beguiling story rich with the lessons we all should have learned from Henry James and Edith Wharton.
Summer Light has the economy and precision of a beautifully constructed play; [it] is an admirable and moving novel, and I'm glad I read it.
Roxana Robinson is author of the short story collection A Glimpse of Scarlet (1991) and a best-selling biography, Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life (1989, 1999), among other works. A resident of New York City, her stories have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, New Yorker, Harper's, Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere