Women know there’s something magical about finding the right little black dress. But, what happens when the little black dress finds you?
J.E. Clarkson’s eerie, 26-page short story revolves around this concept.
This was such a satisfying and intriguing read – which was no surprise since I have loved every book I’ve read by Clarkson.
Clarkson packs a lot of sensory descriptions into this brief read. Through the descriptions of the sounds and smells she includes, I felt like I was experiencing the events in the story right along with our unnamed protagonist
“I took you from her and stood transfixed as I admired your beauty.”J.E. Clarkson, The Black Velvet Dress
I really enjoyed being able to take this short work in all in one setting. Whether you are familiar with Clarkson’s mesmerizing writing style or you are a first-time reader of her work, The Black Velvet Dress will captivate and enthrall you.
For more of my thoughts on J.E. Clarkson’s work, check out the category dedicated to reviews of her other books.
3 thoughts on “The Black Velvet Dress by J.E. Clarkson”
This is interesting, haven’t read this but seem short and can finish it. The quote is good you mentioned.
I love it when writers use imagery to make us seem that we are right in the same room with characters.
I agree with you – it really pulls you into the story!