A collection of stories that combine the macabre and the mundane, by a writer with a sharp eye for the telling detail.
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"[Mackay] is positively ablaze in this, her first collection of short stories for some time." - "Time Out""What a story writer--exploding moments into worlds, burnishing characters to a gleam." - "Observer""She writes like an angel wielding a scalpel, dissecting her characters with sublime, sharp-edged prose." - "Guardian"About the Author:
Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh. She is the author of two novellas, three previous collections of stories and eight novels, including "The Orchard on Fire" (shortlisted for the 1996 Booker Prize) and "The Artist's Widow" (1998).
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