Start Reading

Snow White

Ratings:
192 pages1 hour

Summary

“Eccentric, dazzling…the literary conversation piece of the year.” –San Francisco Chronicle

An American short story writer and novelist acclaimed for his playful, postmodern style of short fiction, Barthelme’s first novel, Snow White, is a countercultural, experimental reconstruction of the Disney version of the traditional fairytale.

In Barthelme’s modern day world, Snow White is a seductive woman waiting for her prince to return to New York. Pushing the bounds of fiction and form, Barthelme subverts the classic tale, prompting The New York Times to call him “a splendid practitioner at the peak of his power” and inspiring a new generation of authors including Charles Baxter, Dave Eggers, and David Gates.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.