This is a collection of short stories in which the author conjures up nightmares of the unexpected from the everyday world. It is written by the author of "Babies in Rhinestones", "A Bowl of Cherries", "Redhill Rococo", "Music Upstairs" and "An Advent Calendar".
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'Mackay sees "eternity in a plastic flower and the human condition in the brittle pink Little Princess Vanity Set in the supermarket" - junk not changed, but momentarily backlit, in moments of joy and pain' Guardian Shena Mackay has written fifteen works of fiction - novels and short stories, including The Orchard On Fire which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1995. She lives in Southampton where she is writing her memoir. Now all of her novels and short stories will be published as Virago Modern Classics
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Book Description Mariner Books, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0156005336