Friday, February 5, 2016
Thirteen Ways of Looking
Thirteen Ways of Looking. The title novella and three short stories reveal the skill of a masterful literary artist. McCann packs more fine prose and deep insight into the character Peter Mendohlsson, a retired judge, in the novella than many writers can achieve over a lifetime. I reread many of McCann’s finely crafted sentences more than once, and even read some aloud to hear how perfectly the phrases sing. Much of life is a matter of perspective, a viewpoint, and in the novella and in the stories, McCann draws our attention to multiple perspectives that create a masterful whole. Rating: Five-star (I love it) Click here to purchase Thirteen Ways of Looking from amazon.com.