Stories of the Soil powerfully illustrates the complex stories of simple people. However dejected, hurt, betrayed, ignored a person is by the world, the soil to which he belongs will always be honest with him. The sense of belonging to the soil and to a person gives a new meaning to the life. These are stories of loss, fear, compassion, insensitivity, and acceptance. The stories do not have a perfect end, but compels one to think that an end can be a beginning and a beginning can lead to an end.