Books by Dennis Hathaway

THE CONSEQUENCES OF DESIRE by Dennis Hathaway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Few memorable stories, but an occasional real charge through Hathaway's pleasantly self-conscious intellect."
In Hathaway's first collection, winner of this year's Flannery O'Connor Award, Californians discover both literally and figuratively that the ground they stand on is as insubstantial as ``the skin of a colossal pudding.'' In the title story, when a successful lawyer saw the woman he loved during hippie-commune days, ``...he was engulfed by a wave of desire—hot, impatient, adolescent—that began to corrode to a sense of unease,'' a reaction typical for the contemporary men of these pieces. Read full book review >