A collection of stories with the theme of innocence and fear, about boys and men who have no idea who they are or what they are meant to do, but are haunted by a vague apprehension of possible grace. In their different ways they are lost, scared, and caught up in a quest for the real Graceland.
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"A well integrated and coherent collection of compelling and beautifully told tales, in which reality leaks away or, worse, has the plug pulled on it. John Burnside has found apt rewards for his concentrated writing skills and intellectual capacity in the short-story form." -"TLS"About the Author:
John Burnside has published five works of fiction and nine collections of poetry, including The Asylum Dance, which won the 2000 Whitbread Poetry Award.
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Book Description Vintage, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 009977321X