Rust and Bone Stories { ebook } ☆ Craig Davidson

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Ave less to do with sport than with survival no referee no rules not even gloves In A Mean Utility we enter an even desperate arena dogfights where Rottweilers pit bulls and Dobermans fight each other to the deathDavidson's stories are small monuments to the telling detail The hostili I found this on J Kent Messum s 10 Books That Made Me Suirm listhttpjkentmessumcom2014041410

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Rust and Bone Stories

In steel tipped prose Craig Davidson conjures a savage world populated by fighting dogs prizefighters sex addicts and gamblers In his title story Davidson introduces an afflicted boxer whose hand never properly heals after a bone is broken The fighter's career descends to bouts that h When I was in high school 1990 1994 I read everything through the lens of a drama student The drama nerds at our school in the time that I was there were all very serious about the craft We competed at tournaments and competitions I would have given anything to have found a short story collection like this one in order to pull monologues from it to compete withCraig Davidson is hands down my favorite author next to Stephen KingHe s a genius the way he works with words and insight is remarkable He knows people He knows human beings better than so many other authors that work from the plotoutside and work towards the charactersinsideDavidson is the opposite he works from the InsideOutThe plot serves the peopleAnd the people are so flesh and blood I feel like I m inside a real person for the duration of the

Craig Davidson à 3 summary

Ty of his fictional universe is tempered by the humanity he invests in his characters and by his subtle and very moving observations of their motivations He shares with Chuck Palahniuk the uncanny ability to compel our attention time and time again to the most difficult subject matter I was hesitant to rate this book somewhere between 2 3 stars but ended up with 2 stars because the last short story was mentally torturous which evoked an instant regret in buying this book As a fan of the film I had a rather high expectation in the book but in the actuality only a few elements were taken into the film adaptation I noticed that most of the taken elements are from Rust And Bone and Rocket Ride where the life turning events of two protagonists in the film adaption are based on The novel is a compendium of short stories comprised of various male protagonists mostly tough audacious guysI thought the first three chapters were beautifully well composed and heart gripping enough to keep me reading the entire book in one sitting but my interest uickly diminished after half way into the book that


10 thoughts on “Rust and Bone Stories

  1. says:

    I bought this book for a penny A MOTHERF'ING PENNY WOOT WOOT and then a client sent this Now someone bring me a fork

  2. says:

    It's no secret I'm a fan of short story collections There is something about getting through a story in its entirety during a reading session th

  3. says:

    When I was in high school 1990 1994 I read everything through the lens of a drama student The drama nerds at our school in the time that I was there were all very serious about the craft We competed at tournaments and competitions I would have given anything to have found a short story collection like this one in order to pull monologues from it to compete withCraig Davidson is hands down my favorite author

  4. says:

    Hey all you midlifers who think dog fighting and porn are edgy and know a story is deep when it delivers on the shitty fathers and v

  5. says:

    'Rust and Bone' had two really great things going for it different and disturbing Not too different nor too disturbing but a healthy dollop of both that made it a book to remember and recommend These are not your typical short stories They are violent gritty bleak; tales about broken people or individuals reaching a breaking point The writing is sharp and packs a punch A lot of the subject matter is the stuff found in

  6. says:

    I found this on J Kent Messum's 10 Books That Made Me Suirm listhttpjkentmessumcom2014041410

  7. says:

    What about a 35 I love this dude and I'm going to be following his career but you can tell he's still a young writer and learning how to put a collection together how to reel it in I'm sueamish so some of these stories were tough to stomach but he's definitely talented writer who's not afraid to grit it up he just needs to find that balance between being violenttransgressivewhatever for the heck of it and using

  8. says:

    Having read one of the pieces in a magazine I wanted to read the collection However this is one of those unfortunate collections where the work shrinks as one keeps reading Really there are only a few good stories here and side by side they fight with each other to be noticed The only way to read this collection would be to read one story wa

  9. says:

    I was hesitant to rate this book somewhere between 2 3 stars but ended up with 2 stars because the last short story was mentally torturous which evoked an instant regret in buying this book As a fan of the film I had a rather high expectation in the book but in the actuality only a few elements were taken into the film adaptation

  10. says:

    It wasn’t the praise from Chuck Palahniuk on the front cover that made me read this; it was Thom Jones on the back Their placement should have been reversed the first few stories in this collection start out echoing the humble voice and style of Jones but uickly degenerate into the weary shock and ugh tactics ‘perfecte