The Big Front Yard, by Clifford Simak

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The Big Front Yard, by Clifford Simak

Postby Omphalos » Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:37 pm


The Big Front Yard is an award winning novella by Clifford Simak. Simak is best known for writing in a pastoral voice, and I mean that in both senses of the word. That is to say, his focus is often on rural imagery, and his characters go to great pains to take care of one another. Simak, like Ray Bradbury, was from the Midwest. Also like Bradbury, many of his stories are tinged with strong Midwest values. This one is no exception. It also reflects one of his more important and bigger works, City, and presages a later one, Way Station. As a starting place for Simak's body of work this story and another, a short story called...Please click here or on the book cover above to be taken to the complete review.
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