Ten tales to jab and poke - at your darkest fears, your secret desires.
Margo Lanagan's short stories take place in worlds not quite our own, and yet each one illuminates what it is to be human. They are stories of yearning for more, and learning to live with what you have. Stories that show the imprint love leaves on us all.
For anyone who likes to be surprised, touched, unsettled, intrigued, or scared, prepare to be dazzled by what a master storyteller can do in a few short pages.
A wide-ranging and often hard-hitting collection, these ten tales stimulate response, contemplation and reaction. Larger-than-life characters, setting and scenarios combined with hihg-impact immediacy of effect and an ability to linger long in mind and imagination make these sure-fire and engaging winners weith even the most sceptical reader -- Jake Hope * The Bookseller * Margo Lanagan's short stories take place in worlds not quite our own, and yet each one illuminates what it is to be human . . . Within fairly safe confines they do indeed surprise, they certainly intrigue and best of all, they show just exactly what can be done in the short story format -- Phil Hewitt Hold on tightly and prepare to be amazed at what a brilliant writer can do in just a few short pages * Young Post * These works demonstrate a powerful sense of the marvellous * Publishers Weekly *
About Margo Lanagan
Margo Lanagan's novels and short story collections have excited readers the world over, and won many prizes, including four World Fantasy Awards - for 'Singing My Sister Down' (Best Short Fiction, 2005), Black Juice (Best Collection, 2005), Tender Morsels (Best Novel, 2009), and Sea-Hearts (Best Novella, 2010).
She lives in Sydney, Australia.
Red Spikes by Margo Lanagan
Used - Very Good
Penguin Random House Children's UK
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