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“In Story Collection, Characters Endure ‘Weather of the World’”

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As exciting as Bausch’s stories can be, there’s plenty of psychological meat in them. In “Still Here, Still There,” Bausch follows up on the life of Robert Marson, the World War II soldier from his prize-winning 2008 novel Peace. Marson and former German soldier Eugene Schmidt reunite in a media event arranged by Schmidt’s grandson, Hans. During the war, Schmidt saved Marson’s life in Italy. Both men suffer health problems and share little in common other than the war, where ‘grief was the weather all the time.”

You can read my review of Richard Bausch’s Living in the Weather of the World in the April 2 edition of the Houston Chronicle by clicking the image below.

Living in the Weather of the world

You can buy Richard Bausch’s Living in the Weather of the World at Barnes and Noble.

Written by Joe Peschel

April 3rd, 2017 at 6:28 pm