Demonology Author:Rick Moody "This collection of short stories takes many forms, from domestic comedy, to pseudo-fairytale and philosophical argument. The underlying elements linking them together concern loss and pleasure, and the difficulty of really expressing love. All the stories are characterized by an antic humour." — "Rick Moodys stories have received ... more »astonishing praise that confirms his stature as one of the most important young writers at work today. Writing in Harpers, Vince Passaro named Moody as one of a handful of writers who have presented us with some of the best and formally most innovative short fiction in our literature. The publication of Demonology will expand Moodys admiring audience and further cement his place in North American letters."