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A cat, a hat, and a piece of string

Author: Joanne Harris
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conjured from a wickedly imaginative pen, here is a new collection of short stories that showcases Joanne Harris's exceptional storytelling art. Sensuous, wicked, mischievous, uproarious and wry, here are tales that combine the everyday with the unexpected; wild fantasy with bittersweet reality. From the house where it is Christmas all year round, to a ghost who lives on a Twitter timeline; from the Congo where a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Harris
ISBN: 9780857521200 0857521209 9780857521194 0857521195
OCLC Number: 849688811
Description: 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: River song --
Faith and Hope fly south --
There's no such place as Bedford Falls --
Would you like to reconnect? --
Rainy days and Mondays --
Dryad --
Harry Stone and the 24-hour Church of Elvis --
The ghosts of Christmas present --
Wildfire in Manhattan --
Cookie --
Ghosts in the machine --
Dee eye why --
Muse --
The game --
Faith and Hope get even --
Road song. Sensuous, mischievous, uproarious and wry, here are tales that combine the everyday with the unexpected; wild fantasy with bittersweet reality.
Responsibility: stories by Joanne Harris.

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From the house where it is Christmas all year round, to a ghost who lives on a Twitter timeline; from the Congo where a young girl braves the raging rapids to earn a crust of bread, to Norse gods  Read more...

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"A vibrant tombola of stories... each a commute-friendly 20-or-so pages long," --"Time Out"

 
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