When is a short story not a short story? Do the characters have to continue chapter after chapter? But what if each chapter, even though the characters are the same, can be read as a standalone piece? What if stories are arranged by characters — three stories to a set — does the book still count as a book of shorts? But apart from the fact that I don’t quite know how to classify the book I’m about to recommend to you, it’s really good. Let’s dispense with classification for the moment. Let’s assume, that Where The God Of Love Hangs Out by Amy Bloom is a short story collection in the traditional sense.
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