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Sweet home

Author: Carys Bray
Publisher: Cromer, Norfolk : Salt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Sweet Home is a finely-crafted, lyrical debut collection. A surreal supermarket, fictional parenting books, a gingerbread house and an alternative to IVF steeped in Nordic mythology are deployed as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carys Bray
ISBN: 9781844719068 1844719065
OCLC Number: 842308104
Awards: Long-listed for Edge Hill Prize for the Short Story 2013 (UK)
Description: 158 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Everything a Parent Needs to Know Just In Case Sweet Home The Rescue Wooden Mum Dancing in the kitchen Scaling Never The Baby Aisle My Burglar The Countdown Bed Rest Under Covers Love: Terms and Conditions The Ice baby Bodies I will never disappoint my children On the Way Home Acknowledgements
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Carys Bray.


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Bray has an uncanny ability for capturing children on the page. Nothing is saccharine. Sentiment is negated beautifully by the everyday. -- Sarah Schofield

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