Angels

December 14, 2011

Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda is a wide-ranging collection. I’m glad I picked it up as my (shamefully) first DeLillo.

The depth of character evoked in the stories is impressive considering the short format…but they’re not over-explained, over-worked. They live, and we know them no better and no worse than we would those people who share our lives.

The protagonist of the final story, especially, is going to be on my mind for a while.

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