Cathedral

by Raymond Carver

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Cathedral | 9780099530336 | Raymond Carver

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ISBN:9780099530336

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:05/11/2009 by Vintage Publishing

Description

Raymond Carver said it was possible ‘to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language and endow these things – a chair, a window curtain, a fork, a stone, a woman’s earring – with immense, even startling power’. Nowhere is this alchemy more striking than in the title story of Cathedral in which a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see. Many view this story, and indeed this collection, as a watershed in the maturing of Carver’s work to a more confidently poetic style.