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 Short Stories

The difference between actuality and fiction is principally one of exclusion. The short pieces that comprise No Relation test the potencies of this exclusion: how are characters, and how are readers, affected by what is not related, by what is withheld, by what has been potentised by exclusion or by the impossibility of inclusion?

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: 9781877441493
: Titus Books
: Titus Books
: New Zealand
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: 206 x 140 mm
: Thomas Pors Koed
: softcover
: 185
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No Relation
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 Short Stories

The publication of A Manual for Cleaning Women, Lucia Berlin's dazzling collection of short stories, marked the rediscovery of a writer whose talent had gone unremarked by many.
The incredible reaction to Lucia's writing - her ability to capture the beauty and ugline... read more

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: 9781509882298
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Lucia Berlin
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 813.54
: 352
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Evening in Paradise
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 Short Stories

Series:Penguin Specials

Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014 'The Absent Therapist is a miniature but infinite novel, and unlike anything I've read before. It's just achingly good.' Luke Kennard The Absent Therapist is a book of soundings, a jostle of voices that variously argue, remember, exp... read more

To read this book is to be drawn into a kaleidophone of voices, first-person narrative fragments, tiny stories bearing the impress of larger, untold stories; wry observations unknowingly made by unobservant people, anecdotes with perfectly deflating punch-lines, almost-jokes... read more

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: 9780143573579
: Penguin Books Australia
: Penguin Books Australia
: Australia
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: Will Eaves
: Paperback
: 1
: 112
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The Absent Therapist
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'Jam-packed with insights you'll want to both text to your friends and tattoo on your skin . . . A sweeping view of a human mind trying to make order of the world around us.' Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires EverywhereThink of this as a short book composed entirely of what I h... read more

“Think of this as a short book composed entirely of what I hoped would be a long book’s quotable passages,” states Manguso in one of the 300 aphorisms and ‘arguments’ (as in ‘the argument of the story’ rather than a disputation) that comprise this enjoyable little book. Indeed t... read more

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: 9781509883325
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: ---length:- '17.8'width:- '11.1'units:- Centimeters
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: Sarah Manguso
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 814/.6
: 96
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300 Arguments
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 Short Stories

Series:Faber Stories Ser.

A family sets out on a road trip in the American South. The grandmother suggests they change course in order to avoid "The Misfit", an escaped convict who's reportedly heading towards Florida. But when their car turns over in a ditch, who should they f... read more

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: 9780571351817
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: .118 Inches X 4.37 Inches X 6.299 Inches
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: Flannery O'Connor
: Paperback
: 813.54
: 48
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A Good Man Is Hard to Find: Faber Stories
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Description: Considered one of the leading writers of the 20th century, credited with influencing the works of other Latin American authors including Gabriel Garcia Marquez.Rulfo won Mexico's National Prize for Literature in 1970 and was awarded the Cervantes prize in 19... read more

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: 9781941920589
: Deep Vellum Publishing
: Deep Vellum Publishing
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: Juan Rulfo
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The Golden Cockerel
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 Short Stories

A lovesick kraken slowly drags the object of its desire - a ship of sailors - into the sea; a group of cantankerous saints materialise in a well-appointed parlour, and must unravel the mystery of how they got there; ageing fathers are sunk to the bottom of the ocea... read more

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: 9781788545990
: Head of Zeus
: Head of Zeus
: --- length: - '19.8' width: - '12.9' units: - Centimeters
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: Michael Andreasen
: Paperback
: 813.6
: 240
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The Sea Beast Takes a Lover
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 Short Stories

“We may speak of the body as an ever-advancing boundary between the future and the past, as the pointed end, which our past is continually driving forward into our future. ... My body is always situated at the very point where my past expires in a deed,” wrote Henri Bergson. For the... read more

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: 9781912545131
: Istros Books
: Istros Books
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: Dasa Drndic
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Doppelganger
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 Short Stories

Series:Art of the Story Ser.

Introduction by Colm T ib nIn fifteen funny, colorful, poignant and mysterious stories, the irreverent modernist Katherine Mansfield, a friend and contemporary of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf, examines a range of themes integral to the human experience, fro... read more

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: 9780062490490
: HarperCollins Publishers
: Ecco
: 20.30 cmmm X 13.50 cmmm X 1.70 cmmm
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: Katherine Mansfield
: Paperback
: en
: 823.912
: 304
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The Garden PartyAnd Other Stories
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 Short Stories

Reading Level:1 Fiction

An enchanting and darkly comic fable of human greed and nature, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo, exquisitely illustrated by Chelsea CardinalFox 8 has always been curious, and a bit of a daydreamer. And, by hiding outside houses at dusk and listening to chil... read more

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: 9781526606488
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: 1.3 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.6 Centimeters
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: George Saunders; Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator)
: Hardback
: 813.6
: 64
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Fox 8
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 Short Stories

Series:Faber Stories Ser.

'I have quite changed my mind. I am going to run away and become a boy.' In these three stories, written by Djuna Barnes under the pseudonym Lydia Steptoe, three characters find themselves on the brink of a sexual awakening - accompanied by guns, whips, and wo... read more

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: 9780571352470
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: .118 Inches X 4.37 Inches X 6.299 Inches
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: Djuna Barnes
: Paperback
: 813.52
: 48
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The Lydia Steptoe Stories: Faber Stories
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 Short Stories

Reading Level:General Adult


The much-anticipated fiction follow-up to Vertigo, this collection cements Joanna Walsh's reputation as one of the sharpest writers of this century. Wearing her learning lightly, Walsh's stories make us see the world afresh while showing us she has read the worl... read more

Language is the expression of intention, but to what extent does this intention spring from the utterer and to what extent does it inhere in language itself? (While we’re at it, we could (but will not) consider the extent to which the intentions inherent in the reader ... read more

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: 9781911508106
: And Other Stories
: And Other Stories
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: Joanna Walsh
: Paperback
: English
: 813
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Worlds from the Word's End
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