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Obsession

Author: Sarah Lefanu; Stephen Hayward
Publisher: London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen stories on people's obsessions. Ivan Vladislavic's The Book Lover is on a man obsessed with gaining possession of some books, while James Hamilton-Paterson's The Anxieties of Desire is on the jealousy of one music composer for another.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Lefanu; Stephen Hayward
ISBN: 1852423595 9781852423599
OCLC Number: 33432841
Description: xi, 212 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Fade / Jeff Torrington --
Life After High School / Joyce Carol Oates --
The Book Lover / Ivan Vladislavic --
Folding / Mary Flanagan --
The Anxieties of Desire / James Hamilton-Paterson --
In Jealousy / Lisa Tuttle --
Rigging / Adam Thorpe --
Saving Time / Jane Rogers --
Lists / Michele Roberts --
Ode to Boy (Whitman at a Mall) / Allan Gurganus --
Fluids / Kirsty Gunn --
The Echoes of Puncak / Adam Lively --
Tarantula / Elisa Segrave --
Spruce Him Up / Michael Carson --
Rat Mother / Ursule Molinaro --
Findings / Cherry Wilder.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Lefanu and Stephen Hayward.

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Love and loss, hope and desire - the emotions rooted in the human heart - are the subjects of this collection of short fiction by such authors as Michael Carson, Joyce Carol Oates, Adam Lively,  Read more...

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