Robert Olen Butler (born January 20, 1945) is an American fiction writer. His short-story collection A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1993.
Robert Olen Butler (born January 20, 1945) is an American fiction writer. Butler was born in Granite City, Illinois, to Robert Olen Butler S. an actor and theater professor who became the chairman of the theater department of Saint Louis University, and his wife, the former Lucille Frances Hall, an executive secretary.
Robert Olen Butler is a novelist, screenwriter, educator, and short-story writer who grew up in Granite City, Illinois. Butler also won the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Butler served in Vietnam. Following the Vietnam War, Butler began writing. A collection of his stories, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
This may be the sexiest book you've ever read. It is also, at turns, among the funniest and the most harrowing and the most moving and the most lyrically beautiful of books. And it is also a book of uncompromising artistic integrity. They Whisper is an astonishingly rare thing in this sex-conscious age: a serious-work of literary art that directly and unflinchingly addresses the subject of modern heterosexuality
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Robert Olen Butler (Author). THEY WHISPER is the first person narrative of Ira Holloway, an erogenous and sensitive man who loves women, who finds rapturous beauty in the crinkle of an instep as easily as in "her henna nipples" (pg. 300) or the "soft sargasso struck with this same sunlight there between her legs" (pg 308). Ira is so sensitive and responsive that he hears the ethereal whispers of a woman's thoughts.
Robert Olen Butler has published twelve novels-The Alleys of Eden, Sun Dogs, Countrymen of Bones, On Distant Ground, Wabash, The Deuce, They Whisper, The Deep Green Sea, Mr. Spaceman, Fair Warning, Hell and (forthcoming this August) A Small Hotel-and six volumes of short fiction-Tabloid Dreams, Had a Good Time, Severance, Intercourse, Weegee Stories, and A Good Scent from a Strange. Mountain, which won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
In a deceptively understated manner, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler introduces us to a pair of improbable modern lovers.
An American spy in Paris solves a legendary mystery as the Pulitzer Prize–winning author's "thrilling historical series" continues (The Wall Street Journal). Former Chicago journalist turned globe-trotting spy Christopher Marlowe Cobb has already lived many lives-from London to Mexico to Berlin-when he returns to France in 1922. In a deceptively understated manner, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler introduces us to a pair of improbable modern lovers. plants the seeds of a tragedy that will haunt his readers long after they finish this lyrical love story.
Robert Olen Butler, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his book A Good Scent . After 20 years, "They Whisper" by Robert Olen Butler, is still tickling my brain.
Robert Olen Butler, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his book A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, takes us on alyrical journey into one man's erotic consciousness-a trip I'm happy to take over and over over again. When I feel a little too savage in my own mind, a little too brutal, I read it to restore a little tenderness in my own soul. An elegiac novel about the women the first-person narrator has loved, from a woman wordlessly passed on a train to his wife. Butler makes this fresh idea work most of the time, and the great range of the relationships (many of them in Vietnam during wartime) helps.
The Deep Green Sea. Mr. Spaceman.
He is the sexiest living prose stylist, a master of first-person narrative who has a bold talent for getting into the heads of women, as he does in this novel. Butler is a serious literary fictioneer. Donald Harington, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Smart variations on the life of a single woman in New Yor. ulitzer Prize–winning Butler has created one of the more fascinating female protagonists in recent history. The Deep Green Sea.
Город: FloridaПодписчиков: 2 ты. себе: Just finished a new novel: Perfume River. About my Vietnam generation as we grow old. From Grove, Fall 2016.