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The Angel of the Garden

A collection of stories by

Loners of one sort or another populate Ely's fiction, from a young man discharged from the marines and working as a solitary gamekeeper to a Vietnam veteran turned professor who exchanges favorable grades for sexual favors from his students. Whatever their situations, these characters all feel a deep sense of loss and alienation from the world around them.

Ely's penetrating perceptions about the desire to find security as well as the rhythms of his prose, his vivid detail, and the fullness of his characters make The Angel of the Garden a compelling collection of short fiction.


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March 1999 : USA Paperback

Title: The Angel of the Garden: Stories
Author(s): Scott Ely
ISBN: 0-8262-1211-5 / 978-0-8262-1211-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Missouri
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