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Not the end of the world

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not the End of the World is Kate Atkinson's first collection of short stories. Playful and profound, they explore the world we think we know while offering a vision of another world which lurks just beneath the surface of our consciousness, a world where the myths we have banished from our lives are startlingly present and where imagination has the power to transform reality." "From Charlene and Trudi, obsessively  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Short stories, English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atkinson, Kate.
Not the end of the world.
London : Doubleday, 2002
(OCoLC)606934757
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Atkinson
ISBN: 0385604726 9780385604727 0385605196 9780385605199
OCLC Number: 50494557
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Charlene and Trudi go shopping --
Tunnel of fish --
Transparent fiction --
Dissonance --
Sheer big waste of love --
Unseen translation --
Evil doppelgängers --
The cat lover --
The bodies vest --
Temporal anomaly --
Wedding favors --
Pleasureland.
Responsibility: Kate Atkinson.

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This is Kate Atkinson's first collection of stories, and consists of twelve linked stories which form a thematic whole. Inspired by Ovid's "Metamorphoses", and by Prada, Mary Poppins, Moschino and  Read more...

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