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Normal rules don't apply, stories, Kate Atkinson - hardcover

Summary
"A dazzling collection of eleven interconnected stories from the bestselling, award-winning author of Shrines of Gaiety and Life After Life, with everything that readers love about her novels-the inventiveness, the verbal felicity, the sharp observations on human nature, and the deeply satisfying emotional wallop. In this brilliant volume, nothing is quite as it seems. We meet a queen who makes a bargain she cannot keep; a secretary who watches over the life she has just left; a lost man who bets on a horse that may-or may not-have spoken to him. Everything that readers love about the novels of Kate Atkinson is here-the inventiveness, the verbal felicity, the sharp observations on human nature, and the deeply satisfying emotional wallop. Witty and wise, with subtle connections between the stories, Normal Rules Don't Apply is a startling and funny feast for the imagination, stories with the depth and bite to create their own fully-formed worlds"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
The void -- Dogs in jeopardy -- Blithe spirit -- Spellbound -- The indiscreet charm of the bourgeoisie -- Shine, Pamela! Shine! -- Existential marginalization -- Classic quest 17--crime and punishment -- Puppies and rainbows -- Gene-sis -- What if?
Language
eng
Literary Form
short stories
Edition
First United States edition.
Physical Description
206 pages, 22 cm
Isbn
9780385549509

Library Locations

  • Rowley Public Library

    141 Main Street, Rowley, MA, 01969, US
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