Brick Lane Bookshop: New Short Stories – Introduction by Kate Ellis

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Paperback

Twelve stories selected from 775 entries to the 2022 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize. A showcase of some of the boldest new voices in short fiction. In turn tender, brutal, surreal, gentle, loving, desperate, catastrophic and hilarious. Every story in this anthology explores what it is to be human, and each one will stay with you long after reading. They feature a shaved horse, an Irish commune, runaways, a first sexual encounter, stranded sprats, a celebrity stalker, a European flirtation, a modern-day factory, extreme heat, a rugby-ball-shaped rock, Icelandic foxes, and a life in fast-forward.

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Twelve stories selected from 775 entries to the 2022 Brick Lane Bookshop Short Story Prize. A showcase of some of the boldest new voices in short fiction. In turn tender, brutal, surreal, gentle, loving, desperate, catastrophic and hilarious. Every story in this anthology explores what it is to be human, and each one will stay with you long after reading. They feature a shaved horse, an Irish commune, runaways, a first sexual encounter, stranded sprats, a celebrity stalker, a European flirtation, a modern-day factory, extreme heat, a rugby-ball-shaped rock, Icelandic foxes, and a life in fast-forward.

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Dimensions 18.2 × 11.2 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

192

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

823.9208 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K