Although Hilcia reviewed Desire: Tales of New Orleans on her blog Impressions of a Reader ... last year, she recently expanded her thoughts about the book on her Quotes and Thoughts site. Some of those thoughts included this paragraph:
Walker's stories offer a myriad of human desires: sexual desire -- the need to be touched; the all consuming desire to love and be loved; desire for self-actualization -- to achieve the dream or hidden potential; desire to move on; desire to maintain established intimacy and friendships, but to also find out if there is more; loving and desiring while safeguarding true feelings and falsely offering an open heart. So many kinds of desire ... all intertwined with the mysteries of the human soul.
Read Hilcia's full reflection on her Quotes and Thoughts site.