Review of Raymond Carver’s Cathedral


This collection of short stories, Cathedral, is said to mark a turning point in Raymond Carver’s relatively short but spectacular writing career from the documentary-like Would You Please Be Quiet, Please?, which I have read and reviewed elsewhere on this site to the more poetic works of his later career, which I have not (yet) read. It is certainly true that the eponymous final story concludes the collection on a different note than when it began.

Read the full review here.


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