Today we have an excerpt from Lee Smith‘s collection of short stories, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stanger. Smith is the author of fifteen previous books of fiction—three collections of short stories and a dozen novels. The recipient of the 1999 Academy Award in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
This, newest collection of fourteen stories is Smith’s first in thirteen years—and we’re so pleased that it has finally arrived! Our excerpt is the story “Bob, a Dog”, which happens to be my personal favorite.
Excerpt from Mrs. Darcy and the Blue Eyed Stranger