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False river : stories, essays, secret histories

Author: Paula Morris
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Random House New Zealand, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fictional characters muse upon the truth behind real people, non-fiction pieces contain short interludes of fiction, fiction is written to read like an essay, made-up elements slip into true accounts. These pieces range the world, from America, to Antwerp to Aoteoroa, and talk about writers and writing, famous figures, family members, witch-burning in Denmark, cyclones and numerous pertinent and stimulating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, New Zealand
Short stories
New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Morris
ISBN: 9780143771630 0143771639
OCLC Number: 1009017439
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: False river --
Premises --
Three princesses --
La Rondine --
The third snow --
Isn't it --
Great long story --
In Antwerp --
Billy the Kid --
Women, still talking --
Rocky ridge --
Inheritance --
Sick notes --
City to be abandoned.
Responsibility: Paula Morris.

Abstract:

"Fictional characters muse upon the truth behind real people, non-fiction pieces contain short interludes of fiction, fiction is written to read like an essay, made-up elements slip into true accounts. These pieces range the world, from America, to Antwerp to Aoteoroa, and talk about writers and writing, famous figures, family members, witch-burning in Denmark, cyclones and numerous pertinent and stimulating topics."--Publisher information.

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