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Black glass : short fictions

Author: Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published in 1998 ... and now reissued with the addition of a prefatory essay, Black Glass showcases the ... talents of this prizewinning author. In fifteen ... tales, Fowler lets her wit and vision roam freely, turning accepted norms inside out and fairy tales upside down--pushing us to reconsider our unquestioned verities and proving once again that she is among our most subversive writers"--Dust jacket  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Short stories, American
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 9780399175794 0399175792
OCLC Number: 893894767
Notes: "A Marian Wood Book."
Description: xvi, 286 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Black glass --
Contention --
Shimabara --
The Elizabeth complex --
Go back --
The travails --
Lieserl --
Letters from home --
Duplicity --
The faithful companion at forty --
The brew --
Lily red --
The black fairy's curse --
The view from Venus : a case study --
Game night at the Fox and Goose.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Karen Joy Fowler.

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"First published in 1998 ... and now reissued with the addition of a prefatory essay, Black Glass showcases the ... talents of this prizewinning author. In fifteen ... tales, Fowler lets her wit and vision roam freely, turning accepted norms inside out and fairy tales upside down--pushing us to reconsider our unquestioned verities and proving once again that she is among our most subversive writers"--Dust jacket flap.

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