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.
About the Author :
Scott Ely has contributed to The Angel of the Garden Angel of the Garden Angel of the Garden: Stories Stories Stories as an author.
Scott Ely was born in Atlanta, Georgia but moved at an early age to Jackson, Mississippi where he received his MA in English from the University of Mississippi. Later he received an MFA from the University of Arkansas. He now teaches fiction writing at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Ely has published two novels, Starlight and Pit Bull, with Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Penguin. He has published two collections of short stories: Overgrown with Love from The University of Arkansas Press and The Angel of the Garden from The University of Missouri Press. One of his stories has been included i
|Title:||The Angel of the Garden Angel of the Garden Angel of the Garden: Stories Stories Stories||Publisher:||University of Missouri Press|
|No. of Pages:||176|
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