Ellah Allfrey http://wdiy.org en A Story Of Pluck And Courage In An Unforgiving Future http://wdiy.org/post/story-pluck-and-courage-unforgiving-future The imagined near future of Chang-Rae Lee's new novel is entirely credible. So much so that one is, for much of the book, lulled into reading the story as merely a warning of the perils of unbridled consumerism and neglect of our environment. And indeed, yes, there is that, but there is so much more besides. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:35:00 +0000 Ellah Allfrey 33238 at http://wdiy.org A Story Of Pluck And Courage In An Unforgiving Future After Tragedy, Lost Live On In 'Maid's Version' Of The Story http://wdiy.org/post/after-tragedy-lost-live-maids-version-story For readers new to Daniel Woodrell's work, <em>The Maid's Version</em> is a perfect introduction and an invitation to read more. It's a short book — almost a novella at a mere 164 pages — but there are lifetimes captured here. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Ellah Allfrey 26528 at http://wdiy.org After Tragedy, Lost Live On In 'Maid's Version' Of The Story