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The Short Story Collection

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    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 2 år sedan
    From science fiction to the surreal, this astonishing collection explores — amongst other things — gender dynamics, matriarchy, and sex, whilst intersecting with fictional lives from literacy classics.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 2 år sedan
    Exploring the impact of social and technological change on the family dynamic, these short stories illuminate the chasms between generations. A finalist for The Story Prize.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 2 år sedan
    Amongst the oddities of contemporary American life, a collection of conflicted characters strive for balance in their personal relationships — ill at ease with their surroundings and the times.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 2 år sedan
    Ten evocative stories that go deep into male friendships and marital relationships, from a mourning couple who take up dancing lessons to find their closeness again, to two drifters who plan a murder to save a life.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 2 år sedan
    The king of the comic Southern short story does it again, with this collection set around the wildly improbable and entertaining inhabitants of the book’s title.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    This collection of short fictions contains a cast of down-and-out characters fixed on losing everything until there’s nothing left to lose — with darkly comic consequences.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Lonely males in exile struggle to connect with others in this collection of short stories, mostly set in East Texas.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Tales that task their readers with determining the true nature of reality, from a man trapped between the walls of his favourite restaurant to an unhappy woman who enters the world of whirlwinds.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    These new and selected collection from critically acclaimed author Lance Olsen encompasses 25 years and 21 fictions, in an amalgam of form and content.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    In the Carolina mountains and foothills, pines decline and businesses fail. Existing in bleak boomtowns, with violence an ever-present threat, women strive for survival.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Interesting and innovative, nineteen writers merge narrative spaces between genres: personal and political writing, realism and fantasy, poetry and scholarly work. Interstitial fictions.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Ten stories set in carefully crafted worlds (usually Kentucky). Taking different forms, from flash fiction to novella, each one leads you inside a strange or dystopian dimension, and then pulls the rug.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Drawing upon the Bible, fairy tales, and science fiction, these hauntingly hallucinatory stories explore the darkest manifestations of history, gender, and sexuality.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    A double A-side of stories featuring a reclusive seventies folk singer who drops her guard to a music journalist on a stormy night in London, and a young English couple who become entangled with a charming yet mysterious stranger in a Mexican resort.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    From one of Austria’s most critically acclaimed writers, comes a hauntingly surreal collection of short stories from a Christmas gathering with one person missing to an obsessively observant neighbour. Told with a Kafkaesque sense of detachment.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    This award-winning collection of short fiction from Cecile Barlier explores peculiar experiences and revelations, from the real to the bizarre.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    An American master of short fiction, comprehensively collected and immortalised in a single volume. Thematically encompassing home, family, place, time, sexuality, isolation, and memory, explore writings deliberately set adrift from categorisation.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Exploring contemporary American life in 12 short stories, this prize-winning collection traverses activism, relationships, sexuality and rape.
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  • Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    Four disturbing tales of love gone wrong from one of the most eminent writers of her generation. From a shy teenager in the first throws of love to the fourth wife of a prominent intellectual, these stories explore what people will do to find, keep and end love.
    Bookmatelade till en bok i bokhyllanThe Short Story Collectionför 3 år sedan
    In this collection of short speculative fiction, award-winning author and musician Alaya Dawn Johnson explores oppression from new angles such as a group of invading vampires and their ethical treatment of humans.
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