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The stories are, as expected, quiet and wonderful and devastating. It feels like you’re seeing moments that are so intimate that you should look away — not in an uncomfortable way, but just that she’s so incisive in the way that she presents the relationships in her stories. It’s really remarkable, and I’m only able to read a couple of them at a time before I feel like I need to take a deep breath and reassess my whole life before I read the next couple.

- Rebecca on Lily Tuck’s The House at Belle Fontaine and Other Stories (Episode 51)