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Stone mattress : nine tales

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale presents a collection of short stories that features such protagonists as a widowed writer who is guided by her late husband's voice and a woman whose genetic abnormality causes her to be mistaken for a vampire.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9781408857168 1408857162
OCLC Number: 882421706
Description: 273 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Alphinland --
Revenant --
Dark lady --
Lesus naturae --
The freeze-dried groom --
I dream of Zenia with the bright red teeth --
The dead hand loves you --
Stone mattress --
Torching the dusties.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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The award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale presents a collection of short stories that features such protagonists as a widowed writer who is guided by her late husband's voice and a woman whose genetic abnormality causes her to be mistaken for a vampire.

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Dark and witty tales from the gleefully inventive Margaret Atwood ... Witty verve, imaginative inventiveness and verbal sizzle vivify every page -- Peter Kemp * Sunday Times * Atwood illuminates Read more...

 
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