Delicate Edible Birds and Other Stories by Lauren Groff

Delicate Edible Birds and Other Stories

Lauren Groff

fiction short stories challenging dark medium-paced

306 pages | first published 2009

Description

In "Sir Fleeting," a Midwestern farm girl on her honeymoon in Argentina falls into lifelong lust for a French playboy. In "Blythe," an attorney who has become a stay-at-home mother takes a night class in poetry and meets another full-time mother, ...
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Community Reviews

summary of 239 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

challenging 80%
dark 80%
emotional 80%
reflective 80%
mysterious 20%

Pace

medium 75%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.94