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Little marvel and other stories

Author: Wendy Perriam
Publisher: London : Robert Hale, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A girl with a crippling pea-phobia, a woman driven to murderous rage in an Anger Management Workshop, a wife torn between her dashing artist-lover and her uptight accountant-husband - these are some of the characters in Wendy Perriam's fifth short-story collection. Many of the stories focus on some triumph or trauma of the human heart. Thirteen-year-old Kirsty is heartbroken on account of her father leaving home;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perriam, Wendy, 1940-
Little marvel and other stories.
London : Robert Hale, 2008
(OCoLC)681099699
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Perriam
ISBN: 9780709085973 0709085974
OCLC Number: 222157110
Description: 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Little Marvel --
2. Germans --
3. Thirty-nine --
4. Birth-rage --
5. Charlotte Elizabeth --
6. Heart's Desire --
7. Sacred Heart --
8. Treasure Hunt --
9. Indonesians --
10. Heart-break --
11. Dolce Vita --
12. Worms --
13. Mystery Prize --
14. Peacocks.
Responsibility: Wendy Perriam.

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A collection of stories, which focus on some triumph or trauma of the human heart. It depicts that a world of happiness and heartache that lie perilously close.  Read more...

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"The best of the stories are models of the form, bringing humdrum lives into brilliant focus, as events take an unexpected twist." Sunday Telegraph "One of the most interesting unsung novelists of Read more...

 
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