Trilobites & Other Stories

by Breece Pancake


Trilobites & Other Stories | 9780099583370 | Breece Pancake

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:26/06/2014 by Vintage Publishing


The stories in this collection nearly all take place in and around the mountain hollows of West Virginia: a world of cock-fighting, coal-mining, deer-stalking, sex, depression, drinking and death.

‘It would be easy to allow his one collection of stories to be buried under the landslide of books published every year. But it’s worth doing a little excavating to dig it up. The past few years have seen late-in-the-day and posthumous revivals of interest in writers such … John Williams. Get out your pickaxes’
New Yorker

Breece D’J Pancake left behind an astonishing achievement. He was a master of a distinctly American vernacular, which he used to remind us of all the ways that fiction could teach us about ourselves. These stories are absolutely essential reading – Kevin Powers, author of The Yellow Birds