A short story collection covering a number of topics and relationships, from the funny to bizarre to ordinary. A great collection from a brilliant writer.
A collection of Patrick Gale's most brilliant pieces of short fiction. The subjects are wide-ranging and various -- curious childhood loyalties, long-hidden memories, newly discovered joys, startling secrets, dislocated relationships, overwhelming, thrilling passions. In prose which is vivid and fresh, Patrick Gale explores the subtle boundaries that shift between the fantastic and shockingly real.
With characteristic insight and wit and with consummate ease, he draws the reader into lives both familiar and strange, revealing a world that shines with possibilities and will never fail to delight.
Publication date: 02/09/1997
Publisher: Flamingo, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||2nd September 1997|
|Publisher:||Flamingo, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
Patrick Gale was our Guest Editor in June 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight. He spent his infancy at Wandsworth Prison, which his father governed, then grew up in Winchester before going to Oxford University. He now lives on a farm near Land's End. One of this country's best-loved novelists, his most recent works are A Perfectly Good Man, The Whole Day Through and the Richard and Judy bestseller Notes From An Exhibition.Author photo © Daniel Hall PhotographyMore About Patrick Gale