Reviews

  • "The twelve stories collected in his book Cathedral are remarkable for the originality of vision which he manages to convey in scrupulously simple prose. Carver's is a considerable and an enterprising talent"

    Guardian
  • "Cathedral ought to establish his reputation as one of the most original new voices in fiction to appear from the United States for many years"

    Bill Buford, Times Literary Supplement
  • "Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty, utterly free of pretence and affection, his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart"

    Washington Post
  • "An important book in a unique career"

    New York Review of Books

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