Posts tagged A.M. Homes

Unforgiven

A.M. Homes’ novel May We Be Forgiven starts exactly the way you want a novel by A.M. Homes to start: Harry Silver is helping his sister-in-law Jane clean up after Thanksgiving dinner at his blowhard, TV…

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The End of Alice

Sometimes, artists compensate for a lack of something by going straight for the jugular with a toxic dose of shocking value — the idea being, I guess, that if they choose that route, you won?t…

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The Safety of Objects

A.M. Homes seems to have assembled the stories in The Safety of Objects with an eye toward pushing the envelope. Sometimes, she pushes that envelope too far, but she does so in the interest of…

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Shock treatment

I’ll say one thing for A.M. Homes: She is one brave writer. The End of Alice stars an imprisoned pedophile who has become pen pals with a nineteen-year-old woman who is dabbling in a similar…

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