Murderers I Have Known: And Other Stories

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Like her award-winning novels, Marina Warner's stories conjure up mysteries and wonders in a physical world, treading a delicate, magical line between the natural and the supernatural, between openness and fear.

In 'Natural Limits', a bereaved woman, contemplating the massacre of 11,000 virgins, comes to terms with the unimaginable. The title story and 'Canary' search for signs of evil or innocence written on the body. The 'Insomniac Princess' finds that unheard melodies are indeed sweeter; whereas other stories give voice to the traditionally voiceless - the artist's model and the film double.

Here are fabulous images of saints and sinners, bats and nightingales, pink flesh and putrefaction in an electrifying new collection.

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"Warner writes with the delicacy of a tightrope walker...the result is exhilarating" ( Financial Times)

"A fine sheen of intelligent humour...acute and alive" ( Sunday Times)

"Reminiscent of AS Byatt's short stories, Marina Warner's tales glimmer with the cerebral pickings of a true culture vulture" ( Independent)

"Sparkles with her inimitable and sophisticated style. These tales, both crisp and lyrical, form a cosmopolitan mixture of art history, magic, fairytale and urban myth" ( Independent on Sunday)

"Exhilarating" ( Sunday Telegraph)

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Weird and wonderful stories of beauty and horror.

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