“Denis Johnson’s Des Moines outlines a mismatch between surfaces and soul…..Here, as elsewhere in Johnson’s œuvre—his short-story collection “Jesus’ Son” being the prime example—the characters are desperately sad and live lives that feel almost willfully marginal, but their psyches are shot through with deep and often numinous yearnings.”
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Posted on December 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm