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Sweet Home

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by Carys Bray
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Sweet Home by Carys Bray


A bereaved mother borrows her next door neighbor's baby. An outsider builds a gingerbread house at the edge of an English village. A woman is seduced into buying special-offer babies at the supermarket. A father is reminded of his son as he watches the rescue of a group of Chilean miners. A little boy attempts to engineer a happily ever after following the death of his sister.

With psychological insight and a lightness of touch frequently found in fairy tales, Bray delves under the surface of ordinary lives to explore loss, disappointment, frustrated expectations and regret. Described as 'not just excellent, but significant,' by poet and critic Robert Sheppard, these dark and lyrical stories illuminate extraordinary and everyday occurrences with humanity and humour.

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Ebook Details
Pages: 168
Size: 3.0 MB
Publisher: Salt
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9781844719358 (DRM-EPUB)

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