(EPUB) [Three Early Stories] by J.D. Salinger
T together and I would give it only one star The illustrations were horrendous but apparently the rights to these stories was murky and they could only be published with the addition of annotationseducational information or illustrations I would have preferred the former Seriously illustrations young hands holding lighted cigarettes and wet highball glasses JD Salinger is a household name in literature People who don t ven read books have read and loved at least his most known work and he has arned the reputation as a Essential Voice in American Literature Three Early Stories released surprisingly under the radar in mid 2014 is Early Stories released
Surprisingly Under The Radar In Mid 2014 under the radar in mid 2014
Legal Anomaly That Skirted The anomaly that skirted the clenched first of the Salinger state to bring to print or accurately re print three stories Salinger published in magazines that had not been officially licensed to him This is the first official release of a Salinger story in nearly 50 years and gives the reader a glimpse at Salinger s arly fforts The first two stories date back from 1941 and the third from 1944 and offer a wonderful insight into his literary prowess It is interesting how in unpolished works the real gems of an authors signature abilities can shine so brightly and clearly standing out from th. 1940 the story is notable for the backstory that is omitted a techniue that Hemingway used to great ffect Four years later toward the nd of Salinger’s war xperience saw the publication of “Once A Week Won’t Kill You” again in Story magazine Ostensibly about a newly minted soldier trying to tell an aging aunt he is going off to war some may see the story as a metaphor for preparing one’s family for the possibility of wartime death Devault Graves Digital Editions a publisher that specializes in reprinting the finest in American period literature is proud to bring you this anthology by one of America’s most innovative and inspiring authors. .
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Ure but none of it worthless ThisEarly Salinger indeed PSs longer than the review ftwPPS I single handedly brought the average score down by 001 points I like that But I m looking at Nine Stories it s like 419She just got up and went back to her dressing table to resume brushing her hair her thick red hairYou show me one single line in Nine Stories as fucked up as that I thought Hemingway was the drunk I thought LSD was hardly ven freakin invented when these stories were written Salinger has no xcuse Not one fucking reason for doing what he did I feel a little guilty reading this because these stories were never feel a little guilty reading this
these stories never to be republished after their original publications in magazines in the 1940s And worse with illustrations Salinger would have HATED this So with that in mind its hard to give this collection of stories a real rating As a Salinger fan I give it 5 stars for overall reading xperience the chance to read some of his The Shadow Reader earlier works is veryxciting They re not nearly as good as some of his later stories Franny Bananafish Uncle Wiggle in Connecticut Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies etc but you can still hear the distinct Salinger voice in them The last story Once a Week Won t Kill You was the best of the threeThe publication itself is pretty poorly pu. Zine ansteemed and influential small circulation journal devoted xclusively to the art of the short story and still active and respected today was the first publication to publish the name JD Salinger and the story “The Young Folks” in 1940 an impressive view of New York’s cocktail society and two young people talking past one another their conversation almost completely meaningless and mpty His next short story was published in a college journal The University of Kansas City Review “Go See Eddie” is a tale of uiet menace as an unsavory male character gradually turns up the pressure on a young lady to see a man named Eddie Also published in.because these stories
like coming The last story broke my heart for real God help me if they The Power Of A Choice ever publish myarly stories You can see Salinger in here and the things he later did so well But they are practice 399 star average I came on here hoping that this bootleg looking book I got was fake had nothing to do with Salinger Shit is trashYoung Folks 1510Go See Eddie 2510Once A Week Won t Kill You 2510I love do with Salinger Shit is trashYoung Folks 1510Go See Eddie 2510Once A Week Won t Kill You 2510I love to absolute pieces but good riddancePS I don t know if there s any other version besides the one I have but shit is trash They leave very left page blank with the occasional drawing which are useless inaccurate literally the page before one of them it says Edna female is taller than Billy or whatever his fucking name was male then the picture decides to fill the white space with a picture of a male a good half a head taller than the chick Yeesh on top of that have the nerve to count them in theis like coming
Page NumberingThe Back Of ThenumberingThe back of the says 1495 Thank God I found this in a library because I have a tendency of buying Salinger without knowing thing one about it I will buy his later works when they re released because there s close to no chance it will be worthless some stuff better than other stuff A young and ambitious writer named Jerome David Salinger set his goals very high very arly in his career He almost desperately wished to publish his arly stories in The New Yorker magazine the pinnacle he felt of America’s literary world But such was not to be for several long years and the length of one long world war The New Yorker whose tastes in literary matters were and remain notoriously prim and fickle was not uite ready for this brash and over confident newcomer with the cynical worldview and his habit of slangy dialogue But other magazines were uick to recognize a new talent a fresh voice at a time when the world verged on madness Story maga.