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A short affair : an anthology

Author: Simon Oldfield
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Simon Oldfield, director of the acclaimed Pin Drop storytelling studio, brings together a beautiful anthology of short stories. A Short Affair features the giants of the short form - A L Kennedy, Will Self, Lionel Shriver, Nikesh Shukla, Ben Okri, Elizabeth Day and Claire Fuller - alongside new voices from the prodigious Pin Drop short story award. Illuminating, beautiful, haunting and always interesting, A Short  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Oldfield
ISBN: 9781471147326 1471147320
OCLC Number: 1046994087
Notes: Includes author and artist biographies.
Description: xviii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: On heat / Elizabeth Day --
Ms Featherstone and the beast / Bethan Roberts --
Didi's / Nikesh Shukla --
A quiet tidy man / Claire Fuller --
The lighting of the lamp / Ben Okri --
These silver fish / Anne O'Brien --
Panic attack / A.L. Kennedy --
The way I breathed / Anna Stewart --
Feathers thick with oil / Craig Burnett --
Heart's last pass / Douglas W. Milliken --
Civilisation / Will Self --
Rough beasts / Jarred McGinnis --
Under the waves / Barney Walsh --
Paperchains / Rebecca F. John --
Brad's rooster food / Joanna Campbell --
Freshwater / Emily Bullock --
Morelia Spilota / Cherise Saywell --
How they turned out / Lionel Shriver.
Responsibility: edited by Simon Oldfield.

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An unusual short story collection, pairing together established, highly acclaimed authors with talented new writers whom they admire, curated by the co-founder of Pin Drop.  Read more...

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