Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Fresh Complaint

The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey EugenidesJeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint explore equally rich—and intriguing—territory. Ranging from the b...

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Fresh Complaint Reviews

  • Staring·Girl
    Complainers 5/5Air Mail 3/5Baster 5/5Early music 5/5Timeshare 3/5Find the Bad Guy 5/5The Oracular Vulva 5/5 Capricious gardens 5/5Great experiment 4/5Fresh Complaint 5/5 * * * ...
  • Erin
    So disappointing. I found the last story to be just insulting. I expected better. ...
  • Meike
    “No one knew what the original music sounded like. You had to make an educated guess and do the best you could. (…) Sometimes you thought you heard the music, especially when you were young, and then you spent the rest of your life trying to reproduce the sound. Everybody’s life was e...
  • Elyse
    Audiobook....I like Jeffrey Eugenides. I enjoy his writing - I loved “MiddleSex”.....and I like “The Marriage Plot” much more than most in my local book club. But - I’m so-so about these 10 short stories. I was taken in right away with the first story: “Complainers?...
  • Andrew Smith
    I’d really enjoyed the author’s novel Middlesex (where I discovered a dictionary’s worth of words I previously had no knowledge of) so the opportunity to read a bunch of short stories from the hand of this gifted scribbler was something I wasn’t going to pass up. All of these st...
  • Erin
    2.5 stars. To anyone who knows my reading life, it’s not a secret that I usually don’t care for short stories. But Jeffrey Eugenides is such a good and interesting writer, that I couldn’t resist trying this collection out. I had my doubts going in - this is a collection of 10 short st...
  • Larry H
    I'd rate this 3.5 stars.Ever since Jeffrey Eugenides burst on to the literary scene in the early 1990s with The Virgin Suicides , he's proven himself to be an expert commentator on the foibles of the human condition, sex, adolescence, relationships, family dynamics, and, at times, the often-mundane...
  • Melissa
    I was in Austin this past weekend doing a panel for Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America, but I had the first day of the festival all to myself. One of the big events I’d been dying to attend was the panel with Jeffrey Eugenides and Claire Messud. It’s a six...
  • Sofia
    Με εξαίρεση την πρώτη και την τελευταία ιστορία, οι υπόλοιπες μου άφησαν χλιαρές εντυ...

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