Title: Jigs & Reels : stories
Author: Joanne Harris
Summary: Short Stories covering a range of genres.
The Take-Away: The slim volume includes 22 short stories, covering a wide range of genres -- fantasy, thriller, horror, etc. For a fast reader like myself, one thing glared at me from the pages -- the voice was the same for all of the stories. Harris has a strong voice and seldom wavered from it. Reading this title only enforced it.
However, since voice is one of the hardest things to explain, the collection would make a great example for anyone who doesn't understand. I think if I had taken longer breaks between stories, I would have enjoyed it more.
Recommendation: Skip it.
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