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'Sweet as': Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

'Sweet as': Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

An anthology of 29 short stories by New Zealand writers. These short stories speak to us of the diverse world we live in. They take us on a journey, or offer a glimpse into another's life. Some show the struggles, tough questions and challenging situations people face. Some stories are sweet or humorous, while others are quirky or just plain entertaining. They provide us with a snapshot of life in New Zealand and how New Zealanders experience...

$35.00




A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction

A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction

Pratchett, Terry
In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short form fiction collected into one volume. A "Blink of the Screen" charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career: from his school days through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press, and the origins of his debut novel, "The Carpet...

$53.00




A Few of the Girls

A Few of the Girls

Binchy, Maeve
'The Irish do love telling stories, and we are suspicious of people who don't have long, complicated conversations. There used to be a rule in etiquette books that you should invite four talkers and four listeners to a dinner party. That doesn't work in Ireland, because nobody knows four listeners' Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy's bestselling novels not only tell wonderful stories, they also give an insight in to how Ireland has changed over the...

$55.00




A Little Bit of Love: A Collection of Short Stories

A Little Bit of Love: A Collection of Short Stories

Fagan, Annabel
Ailsa goes on a journey, which starts on a ship and becomes more about love than about places. Alpha may or may not have the family legs. For Ellen the washing is her burden, her son a joy that she's glad to have relief from now and then. Siblings have to find their way with each other. A Little Bit of Love collects stories that will make you laugh and make you cry and give you that "Yes, life can be like that," feeling. The imagery sparkles in...

$25.00




A Long Shadow and other stories - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A Long Shadow and other stories - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Braithwaite, Merle-Anne

$18.00




A Love Song for India: Tales from East and West

A Love Song for India: Tales from East and West

Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
Taking us from a sweltering Indian rooftop at night to the marble halls of an ageing Bollywood star's palace, this is a new collection of short stories from Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. A wedding is planned between two innocents at a crumbling mansion of a grand Hudson Valley estate, while among the white-socked convent girls of post-colonial New Delhi a mixed-race couple contemplate their son's alienation and the failure of hope. A young English girl...

$42.00




A quirky shade of tale: Short stories from Australia & New Zealand - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A quirky shade of tale: Short stories from Australia & New Zealand - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Bliss, Bernard J.

$45.00




Adriatic Blue

Adriatic Blue

Uncovic, Barbara
When author Barbara Unkovic returned to live in Croatia, the home of her ancestors, she was captivated by the timeless web of Croatian characters and the ghost of DH Lawrence, enabling her to pen her first collection of short fiction. Adriatic Blue is an anthology of short fiction from New Zealand to Croatia with a number of unexpected detours along the way - the horrifying reality of the Balkan War; the haunting tale of NadiaƆs new life in a...

$28.00




After

After

Cunnane, Elizabeth
"It's all through her body, oozing into her veins, already in her bones and now seeping out into her organs. The heaviness. The weight. It presses. With a persistence she's been fighting for a long time now. Every minute seems longer than its sixty seconds because of this pressure. By another name, this would be called grief. She knows that. Loss. Part of the 'process'." After presents fifteen stories that explore the period of change following...

$25.00




All the Rage

All the Rage

Kennedy, A. L.
Here, as before, lies the battlefield of the heart, where characters who have suffered disaffection, alienation or emotional damage somehow emerge - haltingly, awkwardly - into the astonishment of intimacy. And here, too, are the ones who will not shake off the hurt and the loss, who will not come through. The extraordinary title story takes place on a railway platform, with a couple waiting for a train that never comes, and opens out into the...

$27.00





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